bi·​sul·​fate | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈsəl-ˌfāt How to pronounce bisulfate (audio) \

Definition of bisulfate

: an acid sulfate

Examples of bisulfate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Use soda ash to increase pH; muriatic acid or sodium bisulfate to decrease. Danielle Beurteaux, Popular Mechanics, "How to Get Your Swimming Pool Ready for Summer," 18 May 2018 Following treatment, sodium bisulfate would be used to detoxify the water before it was released back into the river. Keith Matheny, Detroit Free Press, "Invasive Asian carp competition nets $500K in prizes for innovators," 27 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of bisulfate

1814, in the meaning defined above

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“Bisulfate.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 17 January 2020.

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variants: or chiefly British bisulphate \ (ˈ)bī-​ˈsəl-​ˌfāt How to pronounce bisulphate (audio) \

Medical Definition of bisulfate

: an acid sulfate

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