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Pyrophosphate \Pyr"o*phos"phate\, n. (Chem.) A salt of pyrophosphoric acid.
n. (context inorganic chemistry English) Any salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid.
n. a salt or ester of pyrophosphoric acid
In chemistry, pyrophosphate is a phosphorus oxyanion. Compounds such as salts and esters are also called pyrophosphates. The group is also called diphosphate or dipolyphosphate, although this should not be confused with phosphates. As a food additive, diphosphates are known as E450. A number of hydrogen pyrophosphates also exist, such as NaHPO, as well as the normal pyrophosphates.
Usage examples of "pyrophosphate".
Potatoes were peeled and Frenched in the kitchen without benefit of sodium acid pyrophosphate.