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

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