follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

sulfonation

[suhl-fuh-ney-shuh n] /ˌsʌl fəˈneɪ ʃən/
noun, Chemistry
1.
the process of attaching the sulfonic acid group, –SO 3 H, directly to carbon in an organic compound.
Origin of sulfonation
1885-1890
1885-90; sulfonate + -ion
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for sulfonation

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for sulfonation

0
18
Scrabble Words With Friends