phosphorus oxide

phosphorus oxide

[′fäs·fə·rəs ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
An oxygen compound of phosphorus; examples are phosphorus monoxide (P2O), phosphorus trioxide (P2O3), phosphorus suboxide (P4O).
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It will add 1.5m tonnes annually of phosphorus oxide to Maaden's phosphate capacity.
The Umm Wual project would add nearly 1.5 million tonnes annually of phosphorus oxide to Maaden's planned phosphate capacity.