Definition of Sulfate (American spelling, transitive, chemistry) To treat something with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or with sulfur dioxide. | (of a lead-acid battery) To accumulate a deposit of lead sulfate. | (organic chemistry) Any ester of sulfuric acid.
How to use Sulfate in Sentence?
- 1. It contains a lot of extra alumina, but after roasting in a kiln the potassium sulfate can be leached out. 🔊
- 2. The base and roots are sprayed with a sticker compound and then dusted with copper oxide and copper sulfate before the soil is replaced. 🔊
- 3. Each year there would be deposited three to five inches of salts with a thin layer of calcium sulfate or gypsum on top. 🔊
- 4. I am old enough to remember when we used to develop our plates in ferrous sulfate solution and you never saw nicer negatives than we got with it. 🔊
- 5. Another mineral source of potash is alunite, which is a sort of natural alum, or double sulfate of potassium and aluminum, with about ten per cent. 🔊
- 6. Bilious people have too little sodium sulfate, the melancholics are lacking in potassium sulfate and phosphate; too little calcium phosphate in the phlegmatics. 🔊