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1sulfate

noun sul·fate \ˈsəl-ˌfāt\

chemistry : a salt that is formed when sulfuric acid reacts with another chemical element

Full Definition of SULFATE

1
:  a salt or ester of sulfuric acid
2
:  a divalent group or anion SO4 characteristic of sulfuric acid and the sulfates

Origin of SULFATE

French, from Latin sulfur
First Known Use: 1788

2sulfate

transitive verb
sul·fat·edsul·fat·ing

Definition of SULFATE

:  to treat or combine with sulfuric acid or a sulfate

First Known Use of SULFATE

1888
May 26, 2015
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