phosphorus

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silicon 15 sulfur or sulphur

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈfɒsfərəs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: phos‧pho‧rus

Noun[change]

Singular
phosphorus

Plural
none

  1. Phosphorus is a chemical element that has an atomic number of 15 and the symbol P.
    Phosphorus is used to make matches.
    We need to eat foods which contain phosphorus to stay healthy.