lead sulfate

noun
\ ˈled- \

Definition of lead sulfate

: a sulfate of lead: such as
a : the poisonous normal sulfate PbSO4 occurring native as anglesite and obtained synthetically as a white crystalline powder
b : any of several basic salts (as the monobasic sulfate Pb2OSO4 occurring naturally as lanarkite) or a mixture containing one or more of these used as a pigment — compare blue lead entry 2 sense 2, white lead sense b

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“Lead sulfate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20sulfate. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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