secondary phosphine etymology

English word secondary phosphine comes from English phosphine, English secondary

Detailed word origin of secondary phosphine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phosphine English (eng) (dyeing) chrysaniline, often in the form of a salt. (inorganic compound, uncountable) a toxic gas; hydride of phosphorus, PH3. (organic chemistry, countable) any alkyl or aryl derivative of this compound, PR3 (where at least one R is not H).
secondary English (eng) (American football, Canadian football) The defensive backs.. (astronomy) A satellite.. (astronomy) A secondary circle.. (electronics) An inductive coil or loop that is magnetically powered by a primary in a transformer or similar. (finance) An act of issuing more stock by an already publicly traded corporation.. (ornithology) Any flight feather attached to the ulna (forearm) of a bird.. One [...]
secondary phosphine English (eng) (chemistry) any compound of general formula R2P-H.

Words with the same origin as secondary phosphine

Descendants of phosphine