any salt or ester of sulphuric acid, such as sodium sulphate, Na2SO4, sodium hydrogen sulphate, or diethyl sulphate, (C2H5)2SO4
(slang) amphetamine sulphate Often shortened to sulph
(transitive) to treat with a sulphate or convert into a sulphate
to undergo or cause to undergo the formation of a layer of lead sulphate on the plates of an accumulator


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