metaphosphate

[ met-uh-fos-feyt ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈfɒs feɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a salt or ester of metaphosphoric acid.

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Origin of metaphosphate

First recorded in 1825–35; meta- + phosphate
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British Dictionary definitions for metaphosphate

metaphosphate
/ (ˌmɛtəˈfɒsfeɪt) /

noun

any salt of metaphosphoric acid
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