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sulfonation

[suhl-fuh-ney-shuh n] /ˌsʌl fəˈneɪ ʃən/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
the process of attaching the sulfonic acid group, –SO 3 H, directly to carbon in an organic compound.
Origin of sulfonation
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; sulfonate + -ion
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