a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, Na 2 S 2 O 4 , used as a reducing agent, especially in dyeing, and as a bleach.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a pale-green, crystalline compound, NaOCl, unstable in air, soluble in cold water, decomposes in hot water: used as a bleaching agent for paper and textiles, in water purification, in household use, and as a fungicide. sodium hypochlorite n. An unstable salt usually stored in solution and used as a fungicide and an […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. sodium thiosulfate.
- Sodium hyposulphite
noun 1. another name (not in technical usage) for sodium thiosulphate
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless or white, crystalline, deliquescent, water-soluble solid, NaI, used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions, in organic synthesis, and as a disinfectant in veterinary medicine.