from The Century Dictionary.
- Next in a series below sulphurous: used only in the following phrase.
- A totally distinct acid, H2S2O3, now called
thiosulphuric acid. See thiomlphuric.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, sulphur, all, or a part, in a low state of oxidation.
- adjective [Obs.] An acid, H2SO2, obtained by the reduction of sulphurous acid. It is not obtained in the free state, but in an orange-yellow water solution, which is a strong reducing and bleaching agent. Called also
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