Examples from the Web for phosphine
These escape into the air and the spontaneous combustion of the phosphine ignites the marsh gas.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
A method frequently employed for the determination of phosphine in acetylene is one devised by Lunge and Cedercreutz.
The difficulty with this explanation is that phosphine is not known as a decomposition product of organized matter.The Nature of Animal Light|E. Newton Harvey
If it is to be stored it must be carefully purified from phosphine, which is apt to cause sudden decomposition.
Phosphine is a gas of unpleasant odor and is exceedingly poisonous.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson