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hypophosphorous acid

noun
1.
a colorless or yellowish, water-soluble, liquid, monobasic acid, H 3 PO 2 , having a sour odor, and used as a reducing agent.
Origin of hypophosphorous acid
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20
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British Dictionary definitions for hypophosphorous acid

hypophosphorous acid

/ˌhaɪpəˈfɒsfərəs/
noun
1.
a colourless or yellowish oily liquid or white deliquescent solid: a monobasic acid and a reducing agent. Formula: H3PO2
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