Definition of Sulfite

1. Noun. (inorganic chemistry) Any salt of sulfurous acid. ¹



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Definition of Sulfite

1. a chemical salt [n -S] : SULFITIC [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulfite

sulfine
sulfines
sulfinic
sulfinic acid
sulfinic anhydride
sulfinimine
sulfinimines
sulfinpyrazone
sulfinpyrazones
sulfinyl
sulfinylamine
sulfinylamines
sulfinyls
sulfiredoxin
sulfisoxazole
sulfite (current term)
sulfite of soda
sulfites
sulfitian
sulfitic
sulfo
sulfo-
sulfoacid
sulfoacids
sulfoaluminate
sulfoaluminates
sulfobenzaldehyde
sulfobenzoate
sulfobenzoates
sulfobetaine

Literary usage of Sulfite

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1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"Electrical insulation from sulfite liquor. WK FREEMAN. ... Waste sulfite liquor after concn. and treatment with NaCl and Bau dried with the ppt. still mixed ..."

2. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"The other varieties of pine are practically useless for sulfite pulps, but give excellent or good sulfate pulps; white pine (P. strobus) and yellow pine (P. ..."

3. Technical Methods of Analysis as Employed in the Laboratories of Arthur D by Roger Castle Griffin, Arthur D. Little, Inc (1921)
"sulfite Acid " or " Bisulfite Liquor " is the liquid used for cooking wood to make pulp by the well-known sulfite process. It consists of an aqueous ..."

4. A Textbook of Chemistry by William Albert Noyes (1918)
"Sodium sulfite, Na2SO3.H2O, is prepared by burning sulfur and passing the sulfur ... Acid Sodium sulfite, or Sodium Bisulfite, Nul IS< > ,. is prepared by ..."

5. Experimental Organic Chemistry by Augustus Price West (1920)
"Benzaldehyde reacts with sodium hydrogen sulfite, forming a crystalline addition product, ... A. Sodium hydrogen sulfite addition product of benzaldehyde ..."

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