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persulfate

[per-suhl-feyt] /pərˈsʌl feɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt of persulfuric acid, as potassium persulfate, K 2 S 2 O 5 or K 2 S 2 O 8 .
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; per- + sulfate
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  • persulfate treatment also needs sulfate levels and the baseline iron content.
  • Organic phosphorus compounds may be converted to the orthophosphate form by manual persulfate digestion.

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