uranate

noun
ura·​nate | \ ˈyu̇rəˌnāt \
plural -s

Definition of uranate

: a compound [as calcium uranate CaUO4 or ammonium di-uranate (NH4)2U2O7] formed by reaction of a uranyl salt with a base or by fusion of uranium trioxide or tri-uranium oct-oxide with a metal chloride

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International Scientific Vocabulary uran- entry 2 + -ate

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“Uranate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uranate. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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