- hydrogen phosphide, PH, a colorless, poisonous, flammable gas with a garliclike odor
- a synthetic yellow dye
Origin of phosphinephosph- + -ine
- A colorless, spontaneously flammable poisonous gas, PH3, having a fishy odor and used as a fumigant and as a doping agent for solid-state components. Also called phosphane.
- Any of several organic compounds having the structure of an amine but with phosphorus in place of nitrogen.
(countable and uncountable, plural phosphines)
- Any specific substituted phosphine is named as a phosphane e.g. methylphosphane
- phosphazene, phosphazine