hyposulphurous love


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 hydrosulphurous acid.


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