or hy·dro·sul·phate



a salt formed by the direct union of sulfuric acid with an organic base, especially an alkaloid, and usually more soluble than the base.

Nearby words

  1. hydrostat,
  2. hydrostatic,
  3. hydrostatic balance,
  4. hydrostatic pressure,
  5. hydrostatics,
  6. hydrosulfide,
  7. hydrosulfite,
  8. hydrosulfurous,
  9. hydrosulphate,
  10. hydrosulphide

Origin of hydrosulfate

First recorded in 1820–30; hydro-2 + sulfate

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