Sulfonate



noun
1.
an ester or salt derived from a sulfonic acid.
verb (used with object), sulfonated, sulfonating.
2.
to make into a sulfonic acid, as by treating an aromatic hydrocarbon with concentrated sulfuric acid.
3.
to introduce the sulfonic group into (an organic compound).

sulfonate sul·fo·nate (sŭl’fə-nāt’)
n.
A salt or an ester of sulfonic acid. v. sul·fo·nat·ed, sul·fo·nat·ing, sul·fo·nates

To introduce one or more sulfonic acid groups into an organic compound.

To treat with sulfonic acid.

sul’fo·na’tion n.
sulfonate
(sŭl’fə-nāt’)
A salt or ester of sulfonic acid, containing the group SO3H.

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