/ (ˌhaɪdrəʊˈsʌlfaɪt) /

  1. another name (not in technical usage) for dithionite

Origin of hydrosulphite

C20: from hydrosulph (urous) + -ite ²

Words Nearby hydrosulphite

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How to use hydrosulphite in a sentence

  • If added too quickly the hydrosulphite will cake, fall to the bottom and be difficult to dissolve.

    Vegetable Dyes | Ethel M. Mairet
  • It has many advantages over the hydrosulphite vat, as it is not nearly so much affected by changes of temperature and weather.

    Vegetable Dyes | Ethel M. Mairet
  • Of the other reducing agents which have been used, sodium hydrosulphite (Na2SO2) deserves mention.

    Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
  • This may most conveniently be done by adding thereto a solution of hydrosulphite of soda, which may be made by mixing 4½ lb.

  • This is dehydrated sodium hydrosulphite with the chemical formula, Na2S2O4.