Definition of hydrosulphite in English:


Line breaks: hydro|sul¦phite
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈsʌlfʌɪt
(also hydrosulfite)


Another term for dithionite.
More example sentences
  • As for the bleaching agents, the hydrosulphites, particularly sodium and zinc are preferred.
  • The reaction of the sodium hydrosulphite with the caustic water was expected to generate steam and sulfur dioxide.
  • A truck carrying sodium hydrosulphite caught fire, causing the closure of Interstate 81.

Definition of hydrosulphite in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bogle
Pronunciation: ˈbəʊɡ(ə)l
a phantom or goblin