sodium sulfite

noun

Definition of sodium sulfite

: a sulfite of sodium: such as
a : the crystalline normal salt Na2SO3 used chiefly as a reducing agent, bleaching agent, and antichlor, in photographic developing and fixing baths, and in preserving foods
c : sodium metabisulfite

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“Sodium sulfite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20sulfite. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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