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sul•fate



Pronunciation: (sul'fāt), [key]
n., v., -fat•ed, -fat•ing.


n.
Chem.a salt or ester of sulfuric acid.

v.t.
1. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or sulfates.
2. to convert into a sulfate.
3. Elect.to form a deposit of lead-sulfate compound on (the lead electrodes of a storage battery).

v.i.
to become sulfated.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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