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thiosulfate

Syllabification: thi·o·sul·fate
Pronunciation: /ˌTHīōˈsəlfāt
 
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(chiefly British also thiosulfate)

Definition of thiosulfate in English:

noun

Chemistry
A salt containing the anion S2O32−, i.e., a sulfate with one oxygen atom replaced by sulfur.
Example sentences
  • Ammonium thiosulfate also is effective, but must not be placed with the seed because of the potential for seed germination damage.
  • The cells can produce hydrogen sulfide from thiosulphate.
  • A complex of soluble silver thiosulfate is produced.

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