Definition of Bisulfite

1. Noun. (inorganic chemistry) The univalent group -HSO3, or any salt containing it. ¹



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Definition of Bisulfite

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bisulfite

1. A salt or ion of HSO3-. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bisulfite

bistres
bistriazole
bistriazoles
bistriflate
bistro
bistroic
bistronomy
bistros
bisubmodular
bisulcate
bisulcous
bisulfate
bisulfates
bisulfide
bisulfides
bisulfite (current term)
bisulfites
bisulphate
bisulphates
bisulphide
bisulphides
bisulphite
bisulphites
bisulphuret
bisulphurets
bisyllabic
bisyllabically
bisymmetric
bisymmetry
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Literary usage of Bisulfite

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1. A French-English dictionary for chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"... bisulfite, n. bisulfite, acid sulfite. — de soude, sodium bisulfite. ... a. of or pertaining to a bisulfite, ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... be accomplished by utilizing their varying behavior with bisulfite solution. ... but, on warming with excess of bisulfite, or in dilute acid solution, ..."

3. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"bisulfite and sulfite: Titrate a vol. with oi N I. To an equal vol. add excess HgCl2 and titrate with ... NaOH = the cc. oi NI required for the bisulfite. ..."

4. The Chemistry of the Non-benzenoid Hydrocarbons and Their Simple Derivatives by Benjamin Talbott Brooks (1922)
"The ketone can be isolated by its bisulfite compound, using ammonium bisulfite and adding a little alcohol to increase the solubility of the ketone, ..."

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