Chemical weapons are worse than phosphorous bombs, presumably, but mainly to bystanders.
She was in the hands of six crickets, their bodies dimly visible in the phosphorous light.
They had rubbed some of that phosphorous mineral on their backs.
Provided free phosphorus has not been detected, it is necessary to search for phosphorous acid.
Because the carbon (charcoal) absorbs oxygen from the air, and conveys it to the phosphorous.
It seems probable that the poisonous gas reacts on the oxyhæmoglobin of the blood, and phosphorous acid is formed.
Hypophosphor′ic, Hypophos′phorous, containing less oxygen than phosphorous acid contains.
It was quite dark, but there was a phosphorous glow to the water which made the rolling waves visible.
Hence we have a phosphorous and a phosphoric acid, an acetous and an acetic acid; and so on, for others in similar circumstances.
The water condenses in c, and, falling into the dish F, carries with it the sulphurous and phosphorous acids.
phosphorous phos·pho·rous (fŏs'fər-əs, fŏs-fôr'əs)
Of, relating to, or containing phosphorus, especially with a valence of 3 or a valence lower than that of a comparable phosphoric compound.