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sulfate

sul·fate

sulfate

 
pronunciation:
suhl feIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a chemical compound derived from sulfuric acid.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sulfated, sulfates, sulfating
definition 1: to add to or fill with sulfuric acid or one or more sulfates.
definition 2: to change chemically so as to form a sulfate.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become sulfated.
derivation: sulfation (n.)