subsulfate

or sub·sul·phate

[suhb-suhl-feyt]

noun Chemistry.

a basic salt of sulfuric acid.

Nearby words

  1. substrate,
  2. substratosphere,
  3. substratum,
  4. substruction,
  5. substructure,
  6. subsume,
  7. subsumption,
  8. subsurface,
  9. subsystem,
  10. subtangent

Origin of subsulfate

First recorded in 1795–1805; sub- + sulfate

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