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sul·fate

 (sŭl′fāt′)
n.
The divalent group SO4 or a compound containing this group.
v. sul·fat·ed, sul·fat·ing, sul·fates
v.tr.
1. To treat or react with sulfuric acid or a sulfate.
2. Electricity To cause lead sulfate to accumulate on (the plates of a lead-acid storage battery).
v.intr.
To become sulfated.

[French, from Latin sulfur, sulfur.]

sulfate

(ˈsʌlfeɪt)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) the US preferred spelling of sulphate

sul•fate

(ˈsʌl feɪt)

n., v. -fat•ed, -fat•ing. n.
1. a salt or ester of sulfuric acid.
v.t.
2. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or sulfates.
3. to convert into a sulfate.
[1780–90; < New Latin sulphātum. See sulfur, -ate2]
sul•fa′tion, n.

sul·fate

(sŭl′fāt′)
A chemical compound made from sulfuric acid and containing the group SO4.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sulfate - 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
Verb1.sulfate - convert into a sulfate
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
Translations
sulfaattisulfatoidasulfatoitua
solfitare

sul·fate

n. sulfato, sal de ácido sulfúrico.

sulfate

n sulfato
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The determination of nitrogen, sulphur and chlorine are in accordance with the following standards: EPA 5050 and 4500 NO3 E; EPA 5050 and 4500 SO42- E; EPA 5050 and 4500 Cl G (Agencia de Protecao Ambiental [EPA], 2014), respectively.
The obvious reason for this increase is the availability of high concentration of cations such as Ca2+, Mg2+, K+, Na+ and anions SO42-, Cl-, HCO3-, which are responsible for carrying electrical charges and therefore conduct electrical current (Garcia and Charbaji, 1993).
Vallee M, Jeanjean R (1968) Le systeme de transport de SO42- Chez Chlorella pyrenoidosa et sa regulation I.
1625 meq L (FAO:0-1 meq L ), Na 11-14 meq L (FAO:0-40 meq L-1), Ca2+ 5-8 meq L-1 (FAO:0-20 meq L-1), SO42- 9-11 meq L-1 (FAO:0-20 meq L-1), SAR 6-11 (FAO: 0-15), and TDS 837-1725.
51 mM SO42- plus other less concentrated macro- and micro-nutrients.
As presented in Table 2, the highest leachable content of SO42- was found in 1A EF1-3 and 1A EF1 samples and the lowest, in the 8A EF1 sample: 1A EF1-3 > 1A EF1 > 8[A.
Una correlacion lineal muy significativa (r = -0,8), entre SO42- y NH4+, indicativa de que se trata de agua precipitada recientemente, donde los nucleos de sulfato amonico son los responsables en la troposfera de la condensacion del vapor de agua que va a generar la lluvia;