Definition of Sulphite

1. n. A salt of sulphurous acid.



2. n. A person who is spontaneous and original in his habits of thought and conversation.

Definition of Sulphite

1. Noun. (context: inorganic chemistry chiefly British) (alternative spelling of sulfite) ¹

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Definition of Sulphite

1. sulfite [n -S] - See also: sulfite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulphite

sulphinic
sulphinic acid
sulphinic anhydride
sulphinimine
sulphinimines
sulphinyl
sulphinylamine
sulphinylamines
sulphinyls
sulphion
sulphionide
sulphionides
sulphions
sulphiredoxin
sulphiredoxins
sulphite (current term)
sulphite ammonia caramel
sulphite of soda
sulphites
sulphitian
sulphitic
sulpho-
sulphoacid
sulphoacids
sulphoaluminate
sulphoaluminates
sulphoarsenic
sulphobenzoate
sulphobenzoates
sulphocarbonate

Literary usage of Sulphite

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1. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey (1896)
"Calcium hydrogen sulphite, CaH2(S03)2. Known only in solution. 100 ccm. ... Chromic sulphite. Known only in aqueous solution, which precipitates a basic ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey, Dorothy Anna Hahn (1921)
"Ruthenium sulphite, Ru¡(SO9)i. Colloidal substance, sol. in a large quantity of H2O. ... 81. sol. in hot H,O. Sol. in excess of sodium sulphite when heated. ..."

3. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1917)
"Sodium carbonate may be detected in a sulphite or metabisulphite by addin? ... An effervescence is ditf to the presence of carbonate, since a sulphite or ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey, Dorothy Anna Hahn (1921)
"Sol. in NaOH+Aq or f Aq. (Wöhler and Frerichs, A. 174. us sulphite, PtO,, ... Sol. in excess of sodium sulphite when heated. (Crookes, Phil. Trans. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The essential feature of the sulphite process is the employment of a solution of ... The principal patents connected with the sulphite process are those of ..."

6. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1907)
"Preserved with borax, amount not determined: preserved with sodium sulphite, containing .015 per cent, of the same. Article—Hamburger steak, purchased from ..."

7. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"In the sulphite process, unlike the soda process, the resins are not converted into soluble soaps, only the soluble parts of the resins going over with the ..."

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