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[bahy-suhl-fahyd, -fid] /baɪˈsʌl faɪd, -fɪd/
noun, Chemistry
a disulfide.
Also, bisulphide.
Origin of bisulfide
1860-65; bi-1 + sulfide Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • As the effluent stream from the reactor cools down, the ammonia and hydrogen sulfide combine to form solid ammonium bisulfide.
  • Sodium bisulfide is periodically injected into the membranes to inhibit biological growth.
  • Further test work also demonstrated that sulfate cannot be reduced to sulfide or bisulfide even on a platinum surface.
bisulfide in Medicine

bisulfide bi·sul·fide (bī-sŭl'fīd')
See disulfide.

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