Origin of hyposulfite
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The hyposulphite, however, is the safest, both for the plate and for the operator.Photography in the Studio and in the Field
Edward M. Estabrooke
I did not determine how much was hyposulphite and how much sulphate.
The hyposulphite arrests the action of the sulphide and acts as an antiseptic.Leather
K. J. Adcock
Dissolve the hyposulphite of soda in 10,000 grain-measures of water.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The resulting clear, deep brown-coloured solution is treated with hyposulphite of soda solution until quite colourless.
- another name for sodium thiosulphate, esp when used as a photographic fixerOften shortened to: hypo
- another name for dithionite
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