Definition of Superphosphate

1. n. An acid phosphate.

Definition of Superphosphate

1. Noun. A fertilizer produced by the action of concentrated sulfuric acid on powdered phosphate rock. ¹

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Definition of Superphosphate

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Superphosphate

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1. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural TasteGard (1851)
"superphosphate of lime and sulphate of potash. This plot has afforded the largest amount of melons of full size, and contains most at present, ..."

2. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1860)
"The six first named rows were very poor indeed, while the rows having the superphosphate would average nearly as good as the corn on the portion of the ..."

3. Agriculture in Some of Its Relations with Chemistry by Frank Humphreys Storer (1897)
"Not easy to make superphosphate from Bone-meal. It is noteworthy that it is more difficult to make a superphosphate, rich in soluble phosphoric acid, ..."

4. Agriculture in Some of Its Relations with Chemistry by Frank Humphreys Storer (1897)
"It is noteworthy that it is more difficult to make a superphosphate, rich in soluble phosphoric acid, by treating bone-meal with sulphuric acid, ..."

5. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1855)
"inches deep, and the same quantity of superphosphate on the top of the hill before the seed was dropped, as from the rate of 40 loads of stable manure to ..."

6. Select Methods in Chemical Analysis. (Chiefly Inorganic). by William Crookes (1871)
"Estimation of " Reduced" Phosphates in superphosphate of Lime. In the analysis of superphosphate of lime for agricultural purposes, the money value is based ..."

7. A System of instruction in quantitative chemical analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1870)
"The following bodies are employed for the preparation of superphosphate, viz., ... Before we can judge of the value of a superphosphate it is absolutely ..."

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