bisulfate

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

Definition of bisulfate

: an acid sulfate

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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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1814, in the meaning defined above

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bisulfate

noun
bi·​sul·​fate
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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