Associations to the word «Sulfate»
SULFATE, noun. (organic chemistry) Any ester of sulfuric acid.
SULFATE, noun. (inorganic chemistry) Any salt of sulfuric acid.
SULFATE, verb. (American spelling) (transitive) (chemistry) To treat something with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or with sulfur dioxide.
SULFATE, verb. (of a lead-acid battery) To accumulate a deposit of lead sulfate.
SULFATE OF SODA, noun. Sodium sulfate
SULFATE PROCESS, noun. Kraft process
SULFATE, noun. A salt or ester of sulphuric acid.
SULFATE, verb. Convert into a sulfate.
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.