Share this entry

bisulphate Line breaks: bi|sul¦phate
Pronunciation: /bʌɪˈsʌlfeɪt/
(also bisulfate)

Definition of bisulphate in English:


A salt of the anion HSO4.
Example sentences
  • Those with only one hydrogen replaced are known as hydrogen sulfates, acid sulfates, or bisulfates.
  • For the estimation of the fluorescence quantum yields of INP in different solvents, quinine bisulfate in 1 N sulphuric acid and anthracene in ethanol were used as standards ([Phi] flu = 0.55 and 0.27, respectively).
  • Quinine bisulfate was used as the standard for the bisbenzimide dyes, for PIH and ethidium bromide the standard used was rhodamine 101 and fluorescein was used for the cyanine dyes.

Definition of bisulphate in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coiffeur
Pronunciation: kwäˈfər
a hairdresser