Definition of acid phosphate in English:

acid phosphate

noun

  • 1Chemistry
    Chemistry a phosphate of which the anion or molecule contains replaceable hydrogen atoms, especially one containing the anions HPO₄ 2− or H₂PO₄ −.

  • 2North American historical North American= "phosphate" (now historical).

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Monthly Review.