Phosphorus definition

Phosphorus or "total phosphorus" means the sum of the orthophosphate, polyphosphate, and organic forms of phosphorus in a water or wastewater.
Phosphorus means total phosphorus unless specified otherwise.
Phosphorus means the element phosphorus in the form of various chemical compounds shown as “Phosphates” which fosters and promotes the accelerated and excessive growth of algae and other nuisance plant growth.

Examples of Phosphorus in a sentence

These graphs are shown on the Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Sediment tabs (Figure C-4 for TN) of the spreadsheet.

Therefore, the total predicted sediment, phosphorus and nitrogen loading rates from the restoration area is: Sediment = 244 tons per year Total Phosphorus = 1,416 pounds per year Total Nitrogen = 3,076 pounds per year Step 3.

Pinfa (Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogren Flame Retardants Association) (2017): Flame retardants in electric and electronic applications, non-halogenated phosphorus, inorganic and nitrogen (PIN) flame retardants; October 2017, 3rd edition;, last viewed 24.07.2018.

Phosphorus based manure or compost treatments also received additional fertiliser N as needed.

Marple, M.A.T.; Wynn, T.A.; Cheng, D.; Shimizu, R.; Mason, H.E.; Meng, Y.S. Local Structure of Glassy Lithium Phosphorus Oxynitride Thin Films: A Combined Experimental and Ab Initio Approach.

More Definitions of Phosphorus

Phosphorus means the total phosphorus content of a sample including all of the orthophosphates and condensed phosphates, both soluble and insoluble, and organic and inorganic species, and referred to in Standard Methods as total phosphorus.
Phosphorus means the total concentration of all forms of organic and inorganic phosphorus compounds as measured by standard methods, expressed in mg/l.
Phosphorus means elemental phosphorus.
Phosphorus means total phosphorus content in wastewater as determined by the methods of Analytical Testing.
Phosphorus means elemental phos- phorus. [1991 c.764 §3; 2009 c.246 §2]
Phosphorus means the total phosphorus and is expressed in mg/l of P
Phosphorus means total Phosphorus as determined by the appropriate procedure in Standard Methods;