/ (ˈsʌlfaɪt) /
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any salt or ester of sulphurous acid, containing the ions SO 3 2– or HSO 3 – (hydrogen sulphite) or the groups –SO 3 or –HSO 3 . The salts are usually soluble crystalline compounds
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Derived forms of sulphitesulphitic (sʌlˈfɪtɪk), adjective
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The ends of these sticks were then dipped into a compound of chlorate of potash, sulphite of antimony, and gum.American Inventions and Inventors|William A. Mowry
Measure out and add to the nutrient agar, sodium sulphite, 10 per cent.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
Uses: Instead of sodium sulphite: has less disagreeable taste.Merck's 1899 Manual|Merck & Co.
The filtered solution is acidified with hydrochloric acid, warmed, and precipitated with sodium sulphite.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
In addition, if an excess of sodium sulphite has been used and enough acid not subsequently added, the excess will count as iron.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer