sulphite


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sulphite

(ˈsʌlfaɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of sulphurous acid, containing the ions SO32– or HSO3 (hydrogen sulphite) or the groups –SO3 or –HSO3. The salts are usually soluble crystalline compounds
sulphitic adj
Translations

sulphite

, (US) sulfite
nSulfit nt

sulphite

[ˈsʌlfaɪt] nsolfito
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Sodium hydro sulphite safolite (1 kg) Rs 170-195, sodium silicate (50 kg) Rs 1,100-1,500, sodium nitrate (50 kg) Rs 2,100-2,350, sodium nitrite (50 kg) Rs 2,500-2,700, sodium bio-carbonate-tata (50 kg) Rs 1,425, stable bleaching powder-chambal (25 kg) Rs 380, tartaric acid-France (1 kg) Rs 480, thymol (1 kg) Rs 410, titanium dioxide (1 kg) Rs 190-280, oxalic acid (pcpl) 50 kg Rs 2,650-2,750 and zinc oxide (Kg) 160-200.
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The EU executive, which wanted to impose a noticeably lower limit on sulphite levels than for traditional wines, came up against opposition from a large number of member states.
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