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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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