- sulphate (US sulfate) ► NOUN Chemistry ▪ a salt or ester of sulphuric acid.
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Sulphate — Sul phate, n. [NL. sulphas, sulphatis, fr. L. sulphur, sulfur, brimstone, sulphur: cf. F. sulfate.] (Chem.) A salt of sulphuric acid. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
sulphate — [[t]sʌ̱lfeɪt[/t]] sulphates N MASS: oft n N, N of n A sulphate is a salt of sulphuric acid. ...copper sulphate. ...sulphate of potash. (in AM, use sulfate) … English dictionary
sulphate — /ˈsʌlfeɪt/ (say sulfayt) noun 1. Chemistry a salt of sulphuric acid. –verb (sulphated, sulphating) –verb (t) 2. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulphuric acid, or with a sulphate or sulphates. 3. to convert into a sulphate. 4. Electricity… … Australian English dictionary
sulphate — UK [ˈsʌlfeɪt] / US [ˈsʌlˌfeɪt] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms sulphate : singular sulphate plural sulphates chemistry a salt (= chemical substance) produced from sulphuric acid … English dictionary
sulphate — noun Sulphate is used after these nouns: ↑copper … Collocations dictionary
sulphate — sul|phate BrE sulfate AmE [ˈsʌlfeıt] n [U and C] a ↑salt formed from ↑sulphuric acid ▪ copper sulphate … Dictionary of contemporary English
sulphate — sulÂ·phate || sÊŒlfeÉªt n. salt or ester of sulphuric acid (Chemistry) adj. containing a sulphate (Chemistry) … English contemporary dictionary
sulphate — BrE, sulfate AmE noun (C, U) a salt 1 (4) formed from sulphuric acid: copper sulphate … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
sulphate — See lead sulphate … Dictionary of automotive terms
sulphate — chiefly British variant of sulfate … New Collegiate Dictionary