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bisulfate

[bahy-suhl-feyt] /baɪˈsʌl feɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt of sulfuric acid, containing the HSO 4 group; an acid sulfate; a hydrogen sulfate, as sodium bisulfate, NaHSO 4 .
Also, bisulphate.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; bi-1 + sulfate
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bisulfate bi·sul·fate (bī-sŭl'fāt')
n.

  1. The univalent inorganic acid group HSO4.

  2. A salt of sulfuric acid containing this group. Also called acid sulfate.

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