cupric sulfate

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Noun1.cupric sulfate - a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide
blue copperas, blue stone, blue vitriol, chalcanthite - hydrated blue crystalline form of copper sulfate
sulfate, sulphate - a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
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was carrying large, heavy totes of cupric sulfate, a corrosive liquid that is used in copper-plating, wet-cell batteries, insecticides, fungicides and algicides, said Edmund Coletta, spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Baker and Ammerman (1995) reported that the relative bioavailability estimates of organic Cu sources ranged between 88% and 147% of the response to cupric sulfate in poultry, swine, sheep, and cattle.
In our previous work, we evaluated the effects of cupric sulfate and phosphate on the dehydration of methyl lactate to acrylates, and got a favourable catalysts combination (Zhang et al.
Different chemical compositions of electroplating copper baths have been in use, such as alkaline pyrophosphate baths and acid cupric sulfate baths.
The Clinitest method detects reducing substances in urine by their conversion of cupric sulfate to cuprous oxide.