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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.]
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sulfate

(ˈsʌlfeɪt)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) the US preferred spelling of sulphate
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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.
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sul·fate

(sŭl′fāt′)
A chemical compound made from sulfuric acid and containing the group SO4.
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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"
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Translations
sulfaattisulfatoidasulfatoitua
solfitare

sul·fate

n. sulfato, sal de ácido sulfúrico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sulfate

n sulfato
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However, excessive sulfate can corrode the filling paste, which is unfavorable to the long-term stability of the hardened paste.
Barium sulfate (or Sulfate) is the inorganic compound with the chemical formula BaSO4.
"Copper sulfate is not approved by the FDA as a drug in aquaculture, but regulatory action is deferred while we work toward gaining approval of it," Straus says.
Carol Cheow, general manager of Cactus Botanies, discussed the recent adulterative agent sodium hexametaphosphate, which was discovered in some chondroitin sulfate material.
In chemistry terms, a sulfate is sulfur reacted with four oxygens, and then attached to the end of a fat-like coconut or palm oil to make them more water-soluble.
The expert suggested that people with a sensitive skin, dry or itchy scalp, should opt for sulfate free shampoo.
In tests, Burbank and Norkotah potato slices were dipped into 3% sodium acid sulfate, citric acid, sodium erythorbate, malic acid, sodium acid pyrophosphate, or a combination of sodium acid, sulfate citric acid and sodium erythorbate.