sodium thiosulfate
noun Date: 1885 a hygroscopic crystalline salt Na2S2O3 used especially as a photographic fixing agent and a reducing or bleaching agent — called also fixer, hypo

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  • sodium thiosulfate — n. a white, crystalline salt, Na2S2O3, used as an antichlor, as a fixing agent in photography, etc.: popularly called sodium hyposulfite or hypo …   English World dictionary

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  • sodium thiosulfate — Chem. a white, crystalline, water soluble powder, Na2S2O3·5H2O, used as a bleach and in photography as a fixing agent. Also called hypo, hyposulfite, sodium hyposulfite. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • sodium thiosulfate — so′dium thiosul′fate n. chem. a white, crystalline, water soluble powder, Na2S2O3∙5H2O, used as a bleach and in photography as a fixing agent Also called hypo II hyposulfite 2) sodium hyposulfite • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

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  • gold sodium thiosulfate — noun : a soluble compound of gold Na3Au(S2O3)2.2H2O administered by intravenous injection in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus called also sodium aurothiosulfate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thiosulfate de sodium — Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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