Bisulphite



a salt of sulfurous acid, containing the HSO 3 − group; an acid sulfite; a hydrogen sulfite, as sodium bisulfite, NaHSO 3 .
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On Laboratory Arts Richard Threlfall
Researches on Cellulose C. F. Cross
The Manufacture of Paper Robert Walter Sindall
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1 Various
Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
The Manufacture of Paper Robert Walter Sindall
The Preparation of Plantation Rubber Sidney Morgan
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1 Various
Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett

noun
a salt or ester of sulphurous acid containing the monovalent group -HSO3 or the ion HSO3–
(modifier) consisting of or containing the group -HSO3 or the ion HSO3–: bisulphite ion

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