Definition of sulphate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(especially US English sulfate) noun
BrE BrE//ˈsʌlfeɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌlfeɪt//
[countable, uncountable] (chemistry)
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a compound of sulphuric acid and a chemical element copper sulphate note at sulphur Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French sulfate, from Latin sulphur.
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