from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The univalent anionic group H2PO2, derived from hypophosphorous acid, or a compound containing this group.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In chem., a salt obtained by the union of hypophosphorous acid with a salifiable base.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem.) A salt of hypophosphorous acid.
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- noun chemistry any
saltof hypophosphorous acid
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Twenty drops of sulphuric acid may be given in drinking water three times a day, and hypophosphite of iron in 2-dram doses, mixed with the feed, twice a day.
Rhodia expects to cease discounting with September deliveries of sodium hypophosphite
"It is prepared with hypophosphite of soda," wrote the surgeon who sent it, "and all they have to do before putting it on is to dip it in the water in the trenches.
It eliminates sodium hypophosphite, but I shouldn't wonder if it would eliminate human beings too. "