bisulfate

or bi·sul·phate

[ bahy-suhl-feyt ]
/ baɪˈsʌl feɪt /
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noun Chemistry.

a salt of sulfuric acid, containing the HSO4 group; an acid sulfate; a hydrogen sulfate, as sodium bisulfate, NaHSO4.

Nearby words

  1. bistort,
  2. bistoury,
  3. bistre,
  4. bistro,
  5. bisulcate,
  6. bisulfide,
  7. bisulfite,
  8. bisulphate,
  9. bisulphide,
  10. bisulphite

Origin of bisulfate

First recorded in 1860–65; bi-1 + sulfate

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British Dictionary definitions for bisulphate

bisulphate

/ (baɪˈsʌlˌfeɪt) /

noun

a salt or ester of sulphuric acid containing the monovalent group -HSO 4 or the ion HSO 4
(modifier) consisting of, containing, or concerned with the group -HSO 4 or the ion HSO 4 bisulphate ion
Systematic name: hydrogen sulphate

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Medicine definitions for bisulphate

bisulfate

[ bī-sŭlfāt′ ]

n.

The univalent inorganic acid group HSO4.
A salt of sulfuric acid containing this group.acid sulfate

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