phosphorus Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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phosphorusnoun [U]

uk   /ˈfɒs.fər.əs/  us   /ˈfɑːs.fɚ.əs/ (symbol P)
a ​poisonouschemicalelement that is usually yellowish-white or sometimes ​red or ​black in ​colour, ​shines in the ​dark, and ​burns when in the ​air
(Definition of phosphorus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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phosphorusnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfɑs·fər·əs/
a ​poisonous, yellow-white ​chemicalelement that ​shines in the ​dark and ​burns when in the ​air
(Definition of phosphorus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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