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]

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  • 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

  • hyposulphurous acid — /ˌhaɪpoʊˌsʌlfərəs ˈæsəd/ (say .huypoh.sulfuhruhs asuhd) noun → dithionous acid. Also, hyposulfurous acid, hydrosulphurous acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • hyposulphurous acid — noun alternative spelling of hyposulfurous acid …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • hydrosulphurous acid — /haɪdroʊˌsʌlfərəs ˈæsəd/ (say huydroh.sulfuhruhs asuhd), / sʌlˌfjurəs/ (say sul.fyoohruhs) noun hyposulphurous acid. See dithionous acid. Also, hydrosulfurous acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • dithionous acid — /daɪˌθaɪənəs ˈæsəd/ (say duy.thuyuhnuhs asuhd) noun an acid, H2S2O4, known only in solution and as salts called dithionites, hydrosulphites, hyposulphites. Also, hyposulphurous acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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 — Hy dro*sul phur*ous, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained by the reduction of sulphurous acid. See {Hyposulphurous acid}, under {Hyposulphurous}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrosulphurous — † hydrosulphurous, a. Chem. Obs. ( ˈsʌlfjʊrəs) [f. as prec. + sulphurous.] In hydrosulphurous acid, a name given first to dithionic acid; afterwards to hyposulphurous acid, or hydrogen hyposulphite, H2S2O4. in Mayne Expos. Lex. 1872–94 [see… …   Useful english dictionary

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