Definition of phosphated in English:

phosphated

adjective

  • 1Chiefly Chemistry. Converted into a phosphate; combined with or containing phosphoric acid or a phosphate group.

  • 2Treated with a phosphate or phosphates; phosphatized.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Medical and Physical Journal. From phosphate + -ed. Compare French phosphaté consisting of phosphate or containing phosphate.

Pronunciation

phosphated

/ˈfɒsfeɪtɪd/