bisulphate

bisulfate

[bahy-suhl-feyt]
noun Chemistry.
a salt of sulfuric acid, containing the HSO 4 group; an acid sulfate; a hydrogen sulfate, as sodium bisulfate, NaHSO 4 .
Also, bisulphate.


Origin:
1860–65; bi-1 + sulfate

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bisulphate (baɪˈsʌlˌfeɪt)
 
n
1.  a salt or ester of sulphuric acid containing the monovalent group -HSO4 or the ion HSO4--
2.  (modifier) consisting of, containing, or concerned with the group -HSO4 or the ion HSO4--: bisulphate ion

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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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