Definition of hydrosulphite in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈsʌlfʌɪt/
(also hydrosulfite)


Another term for dithionite.
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.
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