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hydrosulfite

or hy·dro·sul·phite

[hahy-druh-suhl-fahyt]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. hyposulfite(def 1).
  2. sodium hydrosulfite.
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Origin of hydrosulfite

First recorded in 1860–65; hydrosulf(urous) + -ite1
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hydrosulphite

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

C20: from hydrosulph (urous) + -ite ²
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