Meaning of PHOSPHORUS OXYCHLORIDE in English

PHOSPHORUS OXYCHLORIDE

noun

: a volatile fuming liquid compound POCl 3 made usually by oxidation of phosphorus trichloride or by reaction of phosphorus pentachloride with phosphorus pentoxide and used chiefly in making phosphoric esters (as tricresyl phosphate) — called also phosphoryl chloride

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