vitriolate

Vitriolate

Vit"ri*o*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vitriolated; p. pr. & vb. n. Vitriolating.] (Old Chem.) (a) To convert into, or change to, a vitriol; to make into sulphuric acid or a sulphate. (b) To subject to the action of, or impregnate with, vitriol.
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Vitriolate

Vit"ri*o*late\, a. Vitriolated. [R.]

Vitriolate

Vit"ri*o*late\, n. (Old Chem.) A sulphate.
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