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  • n. Alternative spelling of sulfite.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of sulphurous acid; -- called also sulfite.
  • n. A person who is spontaneous and original in his habits of thought and conversation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of sulphurous acid.


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  • 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.

    Synthetic Tannins

  • 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.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • They also avoid MSG, eggs and shellfish and most are also sulphite - and sesame seed-free.

    Intolerable Food

  • 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.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • 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.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • 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.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • 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

    12. Surface Treatment of Wood

  • 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).

    Chapter 41

  • 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.

    Chapter 25


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