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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A compound of phosphorus and a more electropositive element or radical.

Usage examples (33)
  • Local golf courses are using rodent oat bait containing zinc phosphide, which is toxic and poisonous to humans and animals.
  • - The following applies when using zinc phosphide:
  • · Plates (only as magnesium phosphide): They weigh
  • Not phosphorus, as you might imagine, but phosphide. for more
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