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sulphate

/ˈsʌlfeɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of sulphuric acid, such as sodium sulphate, Na2SO4, sodium hydrogen sulphate, or diethyl sulphate, (C2H5)2SO4
2.
(slang) amphetamine sulphate Often shortened to sulph
verb
3.
(transitive) to treat with a sulphate or convert into a sulphate
4.
to undergo or cause to undergo the formation of a layer of lead sulphate on the plates of an accumulator
Derived Forms
sulphation, noun
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin sulfātum; see sulphur
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