Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A salt of sulphurous acid. The sulphites are recognized by giving off the suffocating smell of sulphurous acid when acted on by a stronger acid. A very close analogy exists between them and the carbonates.
- n. inorganic chemistry, chiefly UK alternative spelling of sulfite.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) A salt of sulphurous acid; -- called also
- n. Archaic Slang A person who is spontaneous and original in his habits of thought and conversation.
“The waste liquors obtained in the manufacture of cellulose, the so-called sulphite and sodium cellulose waste, have, however, been the subject of numerous investigations, and several hundred publications have appeared and a great number of patents [Footnote: "Literatur überiSulfitablauge" 1910-13.”
“a particular salt, this antagonism had to be taken into account, and exposure made with such precautions that no oxidizing action could occur, as would be the case if an inorganic sensitizer, such as sulphite of soda, were used.”
“I now make this for my own family, though I use organic peppers and nitrate/sulphite/additive-free sausage – things that did not even hit the radar of an economically-minded housewife in the 70s and 80s.”
“They also avoid MSG, eggs and shellfish and most are also sulphite - and sesame seed-free.”
“The new law requires the declaration on prepackaged food labels the presence of the eight most common allergy causing substances - cereals containing gluten, crustaceans and crustacean products, eggs and egg products, fish and fish products, milk and milk products (including lactose), tree nuts and nut products, sulphite, and peanuts, soybeans and their products.”
“This fine morning, while I was attempting to find out some prices per ton of sulphite ore, the CBC pushed this column by Heather Mallick (*) at me.”
“These substances include copper, gold, antimony oxide, antimony sulphite and mica from existing mines, as well as a possibility of ilmenite and magnetite from the farm Free State north of Gravelotte.”
“Precoat with aqueous potash solution, then apply hydrogen peroxide, finally apply acid neutralizing agent. suitable for all wood species, removes blue stains, mould stains sodium hydrogen sulphite”
“Plantation-grown trees have shown promise for the production of unbleached kraft pulp-for bags and wrapping paper; and high quality neutral sulphite semichemical pulp-for corrugating, medium and higher-grade packaging products (Logan 1987).”
“Small quantities of additives are usually employed in the process, eg sodium sulphite and bisulphite to give 150-200 ppm in the product to retard oxidative changes during processing and non-enzymic browning during storage; antioxidants and emulsifying agents may be added to minimise oxidative changes during storage and to improve the texture of the reconstituted product respectively.”
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