Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

bisulfite

play
noun bi·sul·fite \-ˌfīt\

Definition of bisulfite

  1. :  an acid sulfite



Origin and Etymology of bisulfite

French, from bi- + sulfite


First Known Use: circa 1846


Medical Dictionary

bisulfite

noun bi·sul·fite

Medical Definition of bisulfite

  1. :  an acid sulfite



Variants of bisulfite

or chiefly British

bisulphite

\-ˌfīt\play

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up bisulfite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to depart quickly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

accommodate accomodate acommodate acommadate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ