Meaning of thiosulphate in English:

thiosulphate

(also thiosulfate)

Pronunciation /ˌθʌɪə(ʊ)ˈsʌlfeɪt/

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt containing the anion S₂O₃²⁻, i.e. a sulphate with one oxygen atom replaced by sulphur.

    ‘Ammonium thiosulfate also is effective, but must not be placed with the seed because of the potential for seed germination damage.’
    • ‘The cells can produce hydrogen sulfide from thiosulphate.’
    • ‘A complex of soluble silver thiosulfate is produced.’
    • ‘Silver thiosulphate inhibited root length to about 30% of the controls, but NBD appeared to have no significant effect on this parameter.’
    • ‘Adequate washing is necessary to remove residual thiosulfates in the print, which could otherwise cause the print to deteriorate over time.’