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hyposulfite

or hy·po·sul·phite

[hahy-puh-suhl-fahyt]
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noun
  1. Also called hydrosulfite. a salt of hyposulfurous acid.
  2. sodium thiosulfate.

Origin of hyposulfite

First recorded in 1820–30; hypo- + sulfite
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hyposulphite

noun
  1. another name for sodium thiosulphate, esp when used as a photographic fixerOften shortened to: hypo
  2. another name for dithionite
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