Tetrathionic
Tetrathionic Tet`ra*thi*on"ic, a. [Tetra- + thionic.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a thionic derivative, {H2S4O6}, of sulphuric acid, obtained as a colorless, odorless liquid. [1913 Webster]

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  • tetrathionic — tet·ra·thionic …   English syllables

  • tetrathionic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetrathionic acid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tetra + thionic; originally formed as French tétrathionique : the thionic acid H2S4O6 containing four atoms of sulfur in the molecule …   Useful english dictionary

  • H2S4O6 — Tetrathionic Tet ra*thi*on ic, a. [Tetra + thionic.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, a thionic derivative, {H2S4O6}, of sulphuric acid, obtained as a colorless, odorless liquid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tetrathionate — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈthīəˌnāt noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tetrathion (in tetrathionic acid) + ate : a salt of tetrathionic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tetrathionate — Tet ra*thi on*ate, n. (Chem.) A salt of tetrathionic acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thionic — Thi*on ic, a. [Gr. ? brimstone, sulphur.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to sulphur; containing or resembling sulphur; specifically, designating certain of the thio compounds; as, the thionic acids. Cf. {Dithionic}, {Trithionic}, {Tetrathionic}, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetrathionate — The tetrathionate anion, S4O62−, is a sulfur oxoanion derived from the compound tetrathionic acid, H2S4O6. Two of the sulfur atoms present in the ion are in oxidation state 0 and two are in oxidation state +5. Alternatively, the compound can be… …   Wikipedia

  • tetrathionate — noun The oxyanion SO derived from tetrathionic acid; any salt containing this ion …   Wiktionary

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