HyperDic: trisodium_orthophosphate

English > 1 sense of the expression trisodium orthophosphate:
NOUNsubstancetrisodium orthophosphate, trisodium phosphate, tribasic sodium phosphatethe tertiary phosphate of sodium used as a builder in soaps and detergents
English > trisodium orthophosphate: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe tertiary phosphate of sodium used as a builder in soaps and detergents.
Synonymstrisodium phosphate, tribasic sodium phosphate
Broaderbuilder, detergent builderA substance added to soaps or detergents to increase their cleansing action
Spanishfosfato de sodio tribásico, fosfato trisódico, ortofosfato trisódico
Catalanfosfat de trisodi

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