Thiosulphuric
Thiosulphuric Thi`o*sul*phur"ic, a. [Thio- + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an unstable acid, {H2S2O3}, analogous to sulphuric acid, and formerly called {hyposulphurous acid}. [1913 Webster]

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  • thiosulphuric acid — /ˌθaɪoʊsʌlˌfjurɪk ˈæsəd/ (say .thuyohsul.fyoohrik asuhd) noun an acid, H2S2O3, which may be regarded as sulphuric acid with one oxygen atom replaced by sulphur. Also, thiosulfuric acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • H2S2O3 — Thiosulphuric Thi o*sul*phur ic, a. [Thio + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an unstable acid, {H2S2O3}, analogous to sulphuric acid, and formerly called {hyposulphurous acid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyposulphurous acid — Thiosulphuric Thi o*sul*phur ic, a. [Thio + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an unstable acid, {H2S2O3}, analogous to sulphuric acid, and formerly called {hyposulphurous acid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • H2SO2 — Hyposulphurous Hy po*sul phur*ous, a. [Pref. hypo + sulphurous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur, all, or a part, in a low state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Hyposulphurous acid}. (a) Thiosulphuric acid. [Obs.] (b) An acid, {H2SO2} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrosulphurous acid — Hyposulphurous Hy po*sul phur*ous, a. [Pref. hypo + sulphurous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur, all, or a part, in a low state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Hyposulphurous acid}. (a) Thiosulphuric acid. [Obs.] (b) An acid, {H2SO2} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyposulphite — Thiosulphate Thi o*sul phate, n. (Chem.) A salt of thiosulphuric acid; formerly called {hyposulphite}. [1913 Webster] Note: The sodium salt called in photography by the name sodium hyposulphite, being used as a solvent for the excess of unchanged …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyposulphurous — Hy po*sul phur*ous, a. [Pref. hypo + sulphurous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur, all, or a part, in a low state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Hyposulphurous acid}. (a) Thiosulphuric acid. [Obs.] (b) An acid, {H2SO2}, obtained by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyposulphurous acid — Hyposulphurous Hy po*sul phur*ous, a. [Pref. hypo + sulphurous.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur, all, or a part, in a low state of oxidation. [1913 Webster] {Hyposulphurous acid}. (a) Thiosulphuric acid. [Obs.] (b) An acid, {H2SO2} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulphacid — Sulph*ac id, n. [Sulpho + acid.] (Chem.) An acid in which, to a greater or less extent, sulphur plays a part analogous to that of oxygen in an oxyacid; thus, thiosulphuric and sulpharsenic acids are sulphacids; called also {sulphoacid}. See the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulphoacid — Sulphacid Sulph*ac id, n. [Sulpho + acid.] (Chem.) An acid in which, to a greater or less extent, sulphur plays a part analogous to that of oxygen in an oxyacid; thus, thiosulphuric and sulpharsenic acids are sulphacids; called also {sulphoacid} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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