Definition of Sulfate

1. Noun. A salt or ester of sulphuric acid.




2. Verb. Convert into a sulfate.
Generic synonyms: Convert

Definition of Sulfate

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any ester of sulfuric acid. ¹

2. Noun. (inorganic chemistry) Any salt of sulfuric acid. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive chemistry) To treat something with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or with sulfur dioxide. ¹

4. Verb. (context: of a lead-acid battery) To accumulate a deposit of lead sulfate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sulfate

1. to treat with sulfuric acid [v -FATED, -FATING, -FATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulfate

sulfanilamide
sulfanilamides
sulfanilate
sulfanilates
sulfanilic
sulfanilic acid
sulfanyl
sulfanylidene
sulfanyls
sulfapyridine
sulfarsenite
sulfarsenites
sulfas
sulfatase
sulfatases
sulfate (current term)
sulfate of soda
sulfated
sulfates
sulfathiazole
sulfathiazoles
sulfatian
sulfatic
sulfatide
sulfatides
sulfating
sulfation
sulfations
sulfenamide
sulfenamides

Literary usage of Sulfate

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1. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"de baryte, barium sulfate. — de chaux, calcium sulfate. — de cuivre, copper sulfate. — de fer, iron sulfate. — de magnésie, magnésium sulfate. ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"ammonium sulfate and bisulfate and 4 X 10~4 M in sodium perchlorate. ... In order to exclude any possible precipitation of sodium sulfate a similar solution ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"This is important, for if the lime is added to so strong a solution of sulfate of copper, a curdling process will follow. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1921)
"Of the added sulfur oxidized during this later stage, more than 50 per cent, was converted to sulfate. It was found that increasing the air rate, ..."

5. Food Chemicals Codex: First Supplement to the Fifth Edition by Committee on Food Chemicals Codex, Institute of Medicine (U. S.) (2006)
"Magnesium Gluconate, page 260 TESTS sulfate Determine as directed for sulfate Limit Test under Chloride and sulfate Limit Tests, Appendix IIIB. ..."

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