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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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For instance, in Burgundy, the SO4 rootstock is very easy and fast to bring int production, but the wine quality is mediocre.
A reagent ((NH4Fe(SO4)212H2O (0.02 M) in HCl solution (0.15 M)) volume of 60 L, a reaction coil length of20 cm and wavelength of 790 nm gave almost maximum absorbance signals and were therefore used for all further studies.
supply by purchase of chemical reagent coagulant - aluminum sulphate al2 (so4) 3 - crystalline for treatment of drinking water in wwtp of the company for a period of 3 years.
SCN - ion has low surface tension value as compared to SO4 interaction between PVA and PSSNa are stronger as compared to water.
The third experiment, set with the cultivar Isabella, in a factorial 2 x 3 experimental design, consisted of two depths of liming in the main plots, and the subplots with Isabella, self-rooted or grafted on two rootstocks (SO4 and IAC 766).
Porta-enxerto N (g [kg.sup.-1] m.s.) Limbo Peciolo Ramo Raquis Baga Rupestris du Lot 20,4a 7,7a 6,6a 9,8ab 9,0a 101-14 20,3a 7,0a 6,6a 10,2a 7,1ab 3309 21,0a 7,4a 7,3a 10,4a 6,6ab 420 A 19,3a 6,7a 6,7a 8,6ab 6,1ab Kober 5BB 19,5a 6,4a 6,3a 6,8b 5,4b 161-49 19,2a 6,9a 6,8a 8,2ab 6,4ab SO4 19,8a 6,3a 6,4a 8,3ab 5,7b Paulsen 1103 20,6a 7,6a 6,9a 9,2ab 7,3ab Media Geral 20,0A (2) 7,0C 6,7C 8,9B 6,7C C.
TABELA 1--Efeito da aplicacao de etefon sobre a producao de massa seca, concentracao e teor total de nutrientes e amido nas folhas de primeiro ciclo das videiras do porta-enxerto SO4. Bento Goncalves- RS, 2006.
These included Na+, K+, Ca+2, Mg+2, Cl-, SO4 -2and CO3-2 along with eight transition metals Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn and Mo.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Franc on 3309 and SO4 rootstock.
Tenders invited for Supply of technical grade phosphoric acid:1.h3po4 concentration 85% min.2.iron as fe 10 ppm max3.sulphate as so4 300 ppm max4.chloride as cl 30 ppm max5.fluoride as f 100 ppm max6.ca and mg 50 ppm max7.arsenic as as 1 ppm max8.lead (pb) 10 ppm max9.colour water white.
Summary: In this study, natural pigments from the hemp (Datisca cannabina L.) and dyer's oak (Quercus infectoria Oliv.) dye plants were prepared by using KAl(SO4)2.12H2O (alum) mordant.
George, which is itself vigorous, would be less preferable than one like SO4 or 3309C."