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tripotassium phosphate

[trahy-puh-tas-ee-uh m]
noun Chemistry.
  1. See under potassium phosphate.
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Origin of tripotassium phosphate

Also called tripotassium orthophosphate.

potassium phosphate

noun Chemistry.
  1. any of the three orthophosphates of potassium (potassium monophosphate (K2HPO4), potassium diphosphate (KH2PO4), and tripotassium phosphate (K3PO4)).
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Origin of potassium phosphate

First recorded in 1880–85
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