zinc sulphate

noun

a colourless soluble crystalline substance usually existing as the heptahydrate or monohydrate: used as a mordant, in preserving wood and skins, and in the electrodeposition of zinc. Formula: ZnSO 4Also called: white vitriol, zinc vitriol

Nearby words

  1. zinc oxide,
  2. zinc phosphide,
  3. zinc stearate,
  4. zinc sulfate,
  5. zinc sulfide,
  6. zinc white,
  7. zinc-65,
  8. zincate,
  9. zinced,
  10. zincic

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