See also: Sulfate and sulfaté

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From French sulfate, from New Latin sulphatum, taken from the expression acidum sulphatum (salt), from sulphatus, from Latin sulphur (sulfur). The term was first used in 1787 by the French chemist L. B. G. De Morveau. Equivalent of sulfur +‎ -ate.[1]

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sulfate (plural sulfates) (American spelling)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any ester of sulfuric acid.
  2. (inorganic chemistry) Any salt of sulfuric acid.

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sulfate (third-person singular simple present sulfates, present participle sulfating, simple past and past participle sulfated)

  1. (American spelling, transitive, chemistry) To treat something with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or with sulfur dioxide.
  2. (of a lead-acid battery) To accumulate a deposit of lead sulfate.

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sulfate

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sulfater
  2. third-person singular present indicative of sulfater
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of sulfater
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of sulfater
  5. second-person singular imperative of sulfater

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sulfate

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of sulfatar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of sulfatar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of sulfatar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of sulfatar.