1. phosphoric acid an acid used in fertilizers and soaps: H3PO4
  2. phosphorous acid a clear or yellow monobasic acid (H3PO2)
  3. triphosphoric acid an acid that is a partial anhydride of three molecules of phosphoric acid; known chiefly in the form of its salts and esters
  4. metaphosphoric acid a glassy solid acid often used as a dehydrating agent
  5. pyrophosphoric acid a solid acid formed by reactions of orthophosphoric acid
  6. hypophosphoric acid a crystalline tetrabasic acid (H4P2O6)
  7. polyphosphoric acid a series of oxyacids of phosphorus
  8. orthophosphoric acid an acid used in fertilizers and soaps: H3PO4
  9. phosphoric containing or characteristic of phosphorus
  10. sulphuric acid a highly corrosive acid made from sulfur dioxide
  11. phosphorescent emitting light without appreciable heat
  12. phosphoresce to exhibit phosphorescence
  13. phosphorus a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
  14. phosphorous containing or characteristic of phosphorus
  15. saccharic acid a white dicarboxylic acid formed from oxidation of sugar or starch
  16. valproic acid anticonvulsant used to prevent some kinds of seizures
  17. stearic acid a waxy saturated fatty acid
  18. hypophosphorous acid a clear or yellow monobasic acid (H3PO2)
  19. suberic acid a dicarboxylic acid found in cork
  20. Phosphorus a planet seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky

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