hyposulfite

or hy·po·sul·phite

[ hahy-puh-suhl-fahyt ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈsʌl faɪt /
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noun

Also called hydrosulfite. a salt of hyposulfurous acid.

Nearby words

  1. hyposthenia,
  2. hyposthenuria,
  3. hypostome,
  4. hypostomia,
  5. hypostyle,
  6. hyposulfurous,
  7. hyposulfurous acid,
  8. hyposulphite,
  9. hyposulphurous acid,
  10. hypotaxis

Origin of hyposulfite

First recorded in 1820–30; hypo- + sulfite

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British Dictionary definitions for hyposulphite

hyposulphite

/ (ˌhaɪpəˈsʌlfaɪt) /

noun

another name for sodium thiosulphate, esp when used as a photographic fixerOften shortened to: hypo
another name for dithionite
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