sulfate: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sul'fāt), [key]
— n., v., -fat•ed, -fat•ing.
- a salt or ester of sulfuric acid.
- to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or sulfates.
- to convert into a sulfate.
- to form a deposit of lead-sulfate compound on (the lead electrodes of a storage battery).
- to become sulfated.
- sulfate (Thesaurus)