Definition of phosphorous acid in English:

phosphorous acid


  • another term for phosphonic acid
    • ‘Next on the list are so-called ‘soft’ chemicals like phosphorous acid and sulfur.’
    • ‘In its economic, financial, and trade relations, Morocco exports mainly phosphates, clothes, knitted goods, vegetable and fish canned food, phosphorous acid, vegetables, citrus fruit, plants, and flowers.’
    • ‘The fungicidal composition includes a phosphorus-containing compound such as phosphorous acid, a phosphite salt, and a phosphate salt or mixtures thereof.’