- any salt or ester of sulphuric acid, such as sodium sulphate, Na 2 SO 4, sodium hydrogen sulphate, or diethyl sulphate, (C 2 H 5) 2 SO 4
- slang amphetamine sulphateOften shortened to: sulph
- (tr) to treat with a sulphate or convert into a sulphate
- to undergo or cause to undergo the formation of a layer of lead sulphate on the plates of an accumulator
Word Origin for sulphate
Examples from the Web for sulphate
Contemporary Examples of sulphate
Or maybe he would just send round The Sulphate Strangler to do the dirty for him.Dead Cool: Ian Dury
April 23, 2010
Historical Examples of sulphate
This sulphate settles if the electrolyte is allowed to stand.
As this sulphate forms in the body of the plates, the acid is used up.
This acid diffuses into the electrolyte as fast as the amount of sulphate will permit.
Sulphate of quinine is made by the use of sulphuric acid as a solvent.
Boiler scale is composed of the carbonate or the sulphate of lime.