phosphate

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  • Thus many plants are able to obtain phosphate, without using soil as a source.
  • Should you find it so, would it not be well next year to experiment with phosphates? Cited from Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee
  • During the summer growing season, phosphate is at a high level.
  • They are often found in association with other iron phosphates in abandoned iron mines.
  • During this period, he worked to improve conditions involved in the mining of phosphates.
  • And she had looked quite queer when she spoke about the phosphates. Cited from Lady Baltimore, by Owen Wister
  • Also a new phosphate plant and oil refinery are being built east of the city.
  • A light railway leads up to the hills where the phosphates lie. Cited from Fountains In The Sand, by Norman Douglas
  • The area has a history of phosphate mining and includes historic homes.
  • It is believed by many to be valuable because it supplies a large amount of available phosphates. Cited from Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value, by Harry Snyder
  • Germany is short on natural phosphates as she is long on natural potash. Cited from Creative Chemistry, by Edwin E. Slosson
  • Low phosphate levels are an important limit to growth in some aquatic systems.
  • At the same time, phosphate-based detergents came into wide-use.
  • Phosphate groups can exist in three different forms depending on a solution's pH.
  • A majority of the population are employed in phosphate mining, public administration, education, and transportation.
  • The community has a rich history in agriculture, saw mills, and phosphate mining.
  • When phosphates are introduced into water systems, higher concentrations cause increased growth of algae and plants.
  • It was once a rich source of phosphates, but was mostly mined out before independence.
  • Sodium phosphates have many applications in the food industry and for water treatment.
  • Under his administration, the government also placed its earnings from phosphate mining in a trust fund.
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Meaning of phosphate

  • noun A salt of phosphoric acid
  • noun Carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid