pentathionic definition

  • adjective:
    • related to, or designating, an acid of sulphur obtained by leading hydrogen sulphide into a solution of sulphur dioxide; -- so called since it includes five atoms of sulphur.
  • others:
    • Noting a fairly volatile, colorless acid received in option by the conversation of sulphureted hydrogen and sulphurous acid. Its structure is H2S5O6.

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