sulfurous acid

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sulfurous acid

n.
A colorless solution of sulfur dioxide in water, H2SO3, characterized by a suffocating sulfurous odor, used as a bleaching agent, preservative, and disinfectant.

sul′furous ac′id



n.
a colorless liquid, H2SO3, having a suffocating odor, used chiefly in organic synthesis and as a bleach.
[1780–90]
Translations
schweflige Säure
ácido sulfuroso
rikkihapoke
acido solforoso
亜硫酸
svavelsyrlighet