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sulphate

(ˈsʌlfeɪt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of sulphuric acid, such as sodium sulphate, Na2SO4, sodium hydrogen sulphate, or diethyl sulphate, (C2H5)2SO4
2. (Pharmacology) slang amphetamine sulphate. Often shortened to: sulph
vb
3. (Chemistry) (tr) to treat with a sulphate or convert into a sulphate
4. (Chemistry) to undergo or cause to undergo the formation of a layer of lead sulphate on the plates of an accumulator
[C18: from New Latin sulfātum; see sulphur]
sulˈphation n

sulphate


Past participle: sulphated
Gerund: sulphating

Imperative
sulphate
sulphate
Present
I sulphate
you sulphate
he/she/it sulphates
we sulphate
you sulphate
they sulphate
Preterite
I sulphated
you sulphated
he/she/it sulphated
we sulphated
you sulphated
they sulphated
Present Continuous
I am sulphating
you are sulphating
he/she/it is sulphating
we are sulphating
you are sulphating
they are sulphating
Present Perfect
I have sulphated
you have sulphated
he/she/it has sulphated
we have sulphated
you have sulphated
they have sulphated
Past Continuous
I was sulphating
you were sulphating
he/she/it was sulphating
we were sulphating
you were sulphating
they were sulphating
Past Perfect
I had sulphated
you had sulphated
he/she/it had sulphated
we had sulphated
you had sulphated
they had sulphated
Future
I will sulphate
you will sulphate
he/she/it will sulphate
we will sulphate
you will sulphate
they will sulphate
Future Perfect
I will have sulphated
you will have sulphated
he/she/it will have sulphated
we will have sulphated
you will have sulphated
they will have sulphated
Future Continuous
I will be sulphating
you will be sulphating
he/she/it will be sulphating
we will be sulphating
you will be sulphating
they will be sulphating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sulphating
you have been sulphating
he/she/it has been sulphating
we have been sulphating
you have been sulphating
they have been sulphating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sulphating
you will have been sulphating
he/she/it will have been sulphating
we will have been sulphating
you will have been sulphating
they will have been sulphating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sulphating
you had been sulphating
he/she/it had been sulphating
we had been sulphating
you had been sulphating
they had been sulphating
Conditional
I would sulphate
you would sulphate
he/she/it would sulphate
we would sulphate
you would sulphate
they would sulphate
Past Conditional
I would have sulphated
you would have sulphated
he/she/it would have sulphated
we would have sulphated
you would have sulphated
they would have sulphated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sulphate - a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
barium sulfate, barium sulphate, blanc fixe - a white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigment
copper sulfate, copper sulphate, cupric sulfate, cupric sulphate - a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide
magnesium sulfate - a salt of magnesium
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
SLS, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium lauryl sulphate - a caustic detergent useful for removing grease; although commonly included in personal care items (shampoos and toothpastes etc.) it can irritate skin and should not be swallowed
sodium sulfate, sodium sulphate - a solid white bitter salt used in manufacturing glass and paper and dyes and pharmaceuticals
white vitriol, zinc sulfate, zinc sulphate, zinc vitriol - a colorless water-soluble powder; used as a mordant or to preserve wood or for the electrodeposition of zinc
Translations
كَبْريتات، سُلْفات
síran
sulfat
szulfát
súlfat
síran
sülfat

sulphate

[ˈsʌlfeɪt] Nsulfato m
copper sulphatesulfato m de cobre

sulphate

[ˈsʌlfeɪt] (British) sulfate (US) nsulfate m copper sulphate

sulphate

, (US) sulfate
nSulfat nt, → schwefelsaures Salz

sulphate

[ˈsʌlfeɪt] nsolfato
copper sulphate → solfato di rame

sulphur

(American) sulfur (ˈsalfə) noun
a light yellow non-metallic element found in the earth, which burns with a blue flame giving off a choking smell and is used in matches, gunpowder etc.
ˈsulphate (-feit) noun
any of several substances containing sulphur, oxygen and some other element.
References in classic literature ?
Reeks; it consists of sulphates and muriates both of lime and soda, with very little carbonate of lime.
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