Definition of Sulfites

1. Noun. (plural of sulfite) ¹



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Definition of Sulfites

1. sulfite [n] - See also: sulfite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulfites

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

Literary usage of Sulfites

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1. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"Detection and Estimation of Sulfur Dioxide and sulfites. Sulfur dioxide is readily detected by the smell, and the peculiar oppressive effect on the lungs by ..."

2. Chemical Experiments, General and Analytical: For Use with Any Text-book of by Rufus Phillips Williams (1895)
"The alkaline sulfites are freely sol. in water. ... sulfites are reducing agents, (c) Test action of S02 on Feds sol., then test sol. for Fe" and Fe'". ..."

3. Chemical Experiments, General and Analytical: For Use with Any Text-book of by Rufus Phillips Williams (1895)
"The alkaline sulfites are freely sol. in water. Most others are but slightly sol., or are insol. sulfites are decomposed by acids (except ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"Acid sulfites were made by half neutralization of coned. SOj in H2O with Rb, K, Na and NH4 hydroxides, and their absorption spectra photographed in a Hilger ..."

5. Analytical Chemistry by Frederick Pearson Treadwell (1921)
"In solution, sulfites are gradually oxidized to sulfates by dissolved oxygen. Solubility of sulfites. — The sulfites of the alkalies are readily soluble in ..."

6. Detection of the Common Food Adulterants by Edwin Morris Bruce (1917)
"The chemicals used as preservatives are sulfurous acid, and the sulfites, salicylic acid and saccharin, benzole acid, and sometimes formaldehyde. ..."

7. A Textbook of Chemistry by William Albert Noyes (1918)
"... which is not known in the free stat^ The salts are very quickly oxidized to sulfites in the air and are powerful reducing agents. ..."

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