Associations to the word «Phosphate»


PHOSPHATE, noun. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of phosphoric acid.
PHOSPHATE, noun. (US) (regional) (dated) A carbonated soft drink sweetened with fruit syrup and with some phosphoric acid.
PHOSPHATE, verb. To treat or coat with a phosphate or with phosphoric acid
PHOSPHATE ACETYLTRANSFERASE, noun. (enzyme) A transferase enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction acetyl-CoA + phosphate \(\rightleftharpoons\) CoA + acetyl phosphate.

Dictionary definition

PHOSPHATE, noun. A salt of phosphoric acid.
PHOSPHATE, noun. Carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid.

Wise words

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