<chemistry> A sulphate in which but half the hydrogen of the acid is replaced by a positive element or radical, thus making the proportion of the acid to the positive or basic portion twice what it is in the normal sulphates; an acid sulphate.

Origin: Pref. Bi- + sulphate.

(01 Mar 1998)

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