2. Noun. (chemistry) any salt or ester of diphosphoric acid; pyrophosphate ¹
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Definition of Diphosphate
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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1850)
"diphosphate.—An excess of diphosphate of soda completely precipitates ... the insoluble residue is a mixture of different salts. 6. diphosphate. ..."
2. A Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Calculi and Other Animal by Thomas Taylor (1845)
"A very irregularly-shaped concretion, composed of diphosphate of lime ... Several small irregularly-shaped concretions, consisting of diphosphate of lime, ..."
3. Agriculture in Some of Its Relations with Chemistry by Frank Humphreys Storer (1897)
"5 part of phosphoric acid from pure precipitated diphosphate of lime. ... He states that the diphosphate dissolves as such both in water and in carbonic ..."
4. Agriculture in Some of Its Relations with Chemistry by Frank Humphreys Storer (1897)
"On the other hand, Petermann has argued that, on calcareous soils, precipitated diphosphate of lime will be likely to do better service than a ..."