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sulfate

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noun sul·fate \ ˈsəl-ˌfāt \

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

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Origin and Etymology of sulfate

French, from Latin sulfur


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sulfate

verb

Definition of sulfate

sulfated; sulfating
transitive verb
:to treat or combine with sulfuric acid or a sulfate

First Known Use of sulfate

1888


SULFATE Defined for English Language Learners

sulfate

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noun

Definition of sulfate for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

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sulfate

noun sul·fate
variants: or chiefly British sulphate play \ˈsəl-ˌfāt\

medical Definition of sulfate

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

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sulfate

transitive verb
variants: or chiefly British sulphate

medical Definition of sulfate

sulfated or chiefly British sulphated; sulfating or chiefly British sulphating
:to treat or combine with sulfuric acid or a sulfate

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