Definition of White Phosphorus

The element phosphorus in its allotropic form, a soft, waxy, poisonous solid melting at 44.5 degrees C — soluble in carbon disulfide, insoluble in water and alcohol — self-igniting in air.

White Phosphorus is from the group

Element or Isotope

Other Names for White Phosphorus

White Phosphorus

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