fluorophosphate etymology

English word fluorophosphate comes from English fluoro- (Fluorescent. Fluorine.), English phosphate

Detailed word origin of fluorophosphate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fluoro- English (eng) Fluorescent. Fluorine.
phosphate English (eng) (US, regional, dated) A carbonated soft drink sweetened with fruit syrup and with some phosphoric acid.. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of phosphoric acid. To treat or coat with a phosphate or with phosphoric acid.
fluorophosphate English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) The anion PO3F2- formed by replacing one hydroxyl of a phosphate anion with a fluorine atom; any salt containing such an anion. (organic chemistry) The functional group PO3F formed by replacing one hydroxyl of a phosphate group with a fluorine atom; any compound containing such a group.

Words with the same origin as fluorophosphate

Descendants of fluoro-
dichlorofluoromethane difluoromethane fluoric fluorobenzene fluorobenzyl fluorocitrate fluorodesulfurization fluorodifen fluorogenic fluorogram fluoroorotic fluorophore fluorophotometry fluoroprobe fluoropyrrole fluoroscopically fluorosilicic fluorosphere fluorosulfite fluorothymidine fluorotype hydrofluoric pentafluoroethane trichlorofluoromethane
Descendants of phosphate
coumaphos hyperphosphataemia hypophosphaturia organophosphatic phosphatase phosphatian phosphatic phosphatide phosphating phosphatise phosphatize phosphaturia quadruphite