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  Definition of phosphorus
  1. a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky
  2. a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
Similar Words: morning star, daystar, Phosphorus, P, atomic number 15

 

Substance Meronyms: apatite

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: fosfor   Albanian: fosfor  
Armenian: ֆոսֆոր   Basque: fosforoa  
Belarusian: фосфар   Bosnian: fosfor  
Breton: fosfor   Bulgarian: фосфор  
Catalan: fòsfor   Chinese:  
Croatian: fosfor   Danish: fosfor  
Dutch: fosfor   Esperanto: fosforo  
Estonian: fosfor   Finnish: fosfori  
French: phosphore   Frisian: fosfor  
Galician: fósforo   Georgian: ფოსფორი  
German: Phosphor   Hebrew: זרחן  
Hungarian: foszfor   Icelandic: fosfór  
Interlingua: phosphoro   Irish: fosfar  
Italian: fosforo   Japanese: リン  
Korean:   Latin: phosphorus  
Latvian: fosfors   Lithuanian: fosforas  
Macedonian: фосфор   Malay: fosforus  
Maltese: fosfru   Norwegian: fosfor  
Polish: fosfor   Portuguese: fósforo  
Romanian: fosfor   Russian: фосфор  
Serbian: фосфор   Slovak: fosfor  
Slovenian: fosfor   Spanish: fósforo  
Swedish: fosfor   Tamil: தீமுறி  
Telugu: భాస్వరం   Turkish: fosfor  
Ukrainian: фосфор   Vietnamese: photpho  
Welsh: ffósfforws  
 
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