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molybdate

[muh-lib-deyt] /məˈlɪb deɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt of any molybdic acid.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; molybd(ic) + -ate2
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  • It will be evaluated for removal of molybdate and phosphate from aqueous solutions.
  • Arsenates react with the molybdate reagent to produce a blue color similar to that formed with phosphate.
British Dictionary definitions for molybdate

molybdate

/mɒˈlɪbdeɪt/
noun
1.
a salt or ester of a molybdic acid
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