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Definition of "sulfite" [sulfite]

  • A salt or ester of sulfurous acid. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sulfite" in a sentence
  • "I object to the term sulfite mining gives it a bad connotation."
  • "Minimum sulfite is used according to each vintage year and natural sulfite present in the wine during fermentation."
  • "Third kind of yeast is Torula Dried Yeast it is grown on waste water, which is called sulfite liquor in other terms then feed to the market industrys for foods."
Words like "sulfite"
beryllium sulfite
beryllium sulphite
bisulfite bisulphite
cadmium sulfite
cadmium sulphite
caseinate catechol
hydrogen sulfite
hydrogen sulphite