|metaphosphoric acid (ˌmɛtəfɒsˈfɒrɪk)|
|See also polyphosphoric acid a glassy deliquescent highly polymeric solid, used as a dehydrating agent. Formula: (HPO3)n|
|a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C14H9Cl5, usually derived from chloral by reaction with chlorobenzene in the presence of fuming sulfuric acid: used as an insecticide and as a scabicide and pediculicide: agricultural use prohibited in the U.S.|
|(used as a nonsense word by children to express approval or to represent the longest word in English.)|
metaphosphoric acid met·a·phos·phor·ic acid (mět'ə-fŏs-fôr'ĭk)
An inorganic compound used as a dehydrating agent and in dental cements.