[ met-uh-fos-feyt ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈfɒs feɪt /
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a salt or ester of metaphosphoric acid.
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How to use metaphosphate in a sentence
Uranium oxide gives a green glass in the oxidising flame with borax or with sodic metaphosphate.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
These, after being strongly heated to expel their basic water, are pure metaphosphate of sodium.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
British Dictionary definitions for metaphosphate
/ (ˌmɛtəˈfɒsfeɪt) /
any salt of metaphosphoric acid
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