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Chemical weapons are worse than phosphorous bombs, presumably, but mainly to bystanders.The Obama Doctrine on Syria: Re-Opening the Diplomatic Window|Bernard Avishai|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They had rubbed some of that phosphorous mineral on their backs.The Moon Colony|William Dixon Bell
Provided free phosphorus has not been detected, it is necessary to search for phosphorous acid.
He had been brilliant to me before that, but the brilliance of phosphorous compared to sunlight now.The Hive|Will Levington Comfort
By the combustion of the mixture, sulphurous, carbonic, phosphorous acids and water are formed.
The most interesting of them is the oxytrichloride, which corresponds to the phosphorous oxychloride.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley