thiosulphate

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Etymology[edit]

From thio- + sulphate.

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  • IPA(key): /θaɪə(ʊ)ˈsʌlfeɪt/

Noun[edit]

thiosulphate (plural thiosulphates)

  1. A salt of thiosulphuric acid.
    • 2002, Philip Ball, The Elements: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford 2004, p. 46 (note):
      Gold sulphide is insoluble, but gold thiosulphate, compounded of gold, sulphur, and oxygen, dissolves readily enough.

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