Origin of phosphide
Examples from the Web for phosphide
When heated to low redness it decomposes into free iodine and phosphide of boron, BP.
The flask containing the phosphide of calcium and water, and placed in a water-bath heated to 140 Fah.The Boy's Playbook of Science|John Henry Pepper
A phosphide, PCr, is known; it burns in oxygen forming the phosphate.
If the materials contain phosphorous acid, a precipitate of phosphide of silver is formed which should be collected and washed.Legal Chemistry|A. Naquet
A brownish substance, supposed to be a mere mechanical mixture of phosphide and phosphate of calcium.