dithionic acid
Hyposulphuric Hy`po*sul*phur"ic, a. [Pref. hypo- + sulphuric.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur in a lower state of oxidation than in the sulphuric compounds; as, hyposulphuric acid. [1913 Webster]

{Hyposulphuric acid}, an acid, {H2S2O6}, obtained by the action of manganese dioxide on sulphur dioxide, and known only in a watery solution and in its salts; -- called also {dithionic acid}. See {Dithionic}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dithionic acid — Dithionic Di thi*on ic, a. [Pref. di + thionic.] (Chem.) Containing two equivalents of sulphur; as, dithionic acid. [1913 Webster] {Dithionic acid} (Chem.), an unstable substance, {H2S2O6}, known only in its solutions, and in certain well defined …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dithionic acid — [dī΄thī än′ik] n. [ DI 1 + THIONIC] an acid, H2S2O6, having two sulfur atoms in each molecule and existing only in salts or solutions …   English World dictionary

  • dithionic acid — ditionato rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H₂S₂O₆ atitikmenys: angl. dithionic acid rus. дитионовая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – vandenilio heksaoksodisulfatas (S–S)(2–) …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • dithionic acid — |dī+... noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary di + thionic : a strong dibasic acid H2S2O6 made by oxidizing sulfurous acid but known only in solution and in the form of salts * * * Chem. a strong, unstable acid, H2S2O6, known only… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dithionic acid — Chem. a strong, unstable acid, H2S2O6, known only in solution and in the form of its salts. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • dithionic acid — /daɪˌθaɪənɪk ˈæsəd/ (say duy.thuyuhnik asuhd) noun a moderately strong, stable acid, H2S2O6 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dithionic — Di thi*on ic, a. [Pref. di + thionic.] (Chem.) Containing two equivalents of sulphur; as, dithionic acid. [1913 Webster] {Dithionic acid} (Chem.), an unstable substance, {H2S2O6}, known only in its solutions, and in certain well defined salts.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dithionic — /duy thuy on ik, dith ee /, adj. Chem. of or derived from dithionic acid. [1850 55; DI 1 + THIONIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dithionic — /duy thuy on ik, dith ee /, adj. Chem. of or derived from dithionic acid. [1850 55; DI 1 + THIONIC] …   Useful english dictionary

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