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A salt containing the anion S2O32−, i.e. a sulphate with one oxygen atom replaced by sulphur.
- ‘Silver thiosulphate inhibited root length to about 30% of the controls, but NBD appeared to have no significant effect on this parameter.’
- ‘Adequate washing is necessary to remove residual thiosulfates in the print, which could otherwise cause the print to deteriorate over time.’
- ‘Ammonium thiosulfate also is effective, but must not be placed with the seed because of the potential for seed germination damage.’
- ‘The cells can produce hydrogen sulfide from thiosulphate.’
- ‘A complex of soluble silver thiosulfate is produced.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.