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thiosulphate Line breaks: thio|sul¦phate
Pronunciation: /ˌθʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsʌlfeɪt/
(also thiosulfate)

Definition of thiosulphate in English:


A salt containing the anion S2O32−, i.e. a sulphate with one oxygen atom replaced by sulphur.
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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