- of, relating to, or containing phosphates: phosphatic slag.
Origin of phosphatic
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The phosphatic slag from this process is used as fertilizer.
It is a great favorite, and in some respects the finest natural source of phosphatic manure in the world.
The next chapter of our author is on the phosphatic, or earthy diathesis.
The "coprolites" were phosphatic nodules found in the greensand and dug for use as manure.Early Britain--Roman Britain
This country, England, and France exercise control of the greater part of the world's supply of phosphatic material.
- Relating to or containing phosphate.
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