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hexaethyl tetraphosphate

[hek-suh-eth-uh l] /ˌhɛk səˈɛθ əl/
noun
1.
a yellow, very poisonous liquid, (C 2 H 5 O) 6 P 4 O 7 , soluble in water, used as an insecticide.
Also called HETP.
Origin of hexaethyl tetraphosphate
1945-1950
1945-50; hexa- + ethyl
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