Hyposulphuric 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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  • hyposulphuric acid — /ˌhaɪpoʊsʌlˌfjurɪk ˈæsəd/ (say .huypohsul.fyoohrik asuhd) noun former name of dithionic acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • H2S2O6 — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dithionate — (ˈ)dī+ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dithionic + ate : a salt of dithionic acid * * * /duy thuy euh nayt , nit/, n. Chem. a salt of dithionic acid. [1865 70; DITHION(IC ACID) + ATE2] * * * dithionate /dī thīˈə nāt/ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyposulphate — Hy po*sul phate, n. (Chem.) A salt of hyposulphuric acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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