noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology.
a bluish-green, crystalline, saline-tasting, water-soluble heptahydrated solid, FeSO 4 ⋅7H 2 O, used chiefly in the manufacture of other iron salts, in water purification, fertilizer, inks, pigments, tanning, photography, and in medicine in the treatment of anemia.
another name for ferrous sulphate
A bluish-green crystalline compound that is used in sewage and water treatment, and as a pigment and fertilizer. It is also used in medicine to treat iron deficiency. Also called green vitriol. Chemical formula: FeSO4·7H2O.
See ferrous sulfate.
/ˈɡriːnˌwɒʃ/ noun 1. a superficial or insincere display of concern for the environment that is shown by an organization noun the practice of promoting environmentally friendly programs to deflect attention from an organization’s environmentally unfriendly or less savory activities; also called greenwashing Examples Many large industries are using greenwashing techniques to sell themselves these days. […]
noun See greenwash noun The practice of promoting environmentally friendly programs to deflect attention from an organization’s environmentally unfriendly or less savory activities: using greenwashing techniques to sell themselves [green, ”environmentally friendly,” and (white)wash, ”conceal flaws”]
[green-wey] /ˈgrinˌweɪ/ noun 1. any scenic trail or route set aside for travel or recreational activities. /ˈɡriːnwˌɛɪ/ noun 1. (US) a corridor of protected open space that is maintained for conservation, recreation, and non-motorized transportation
noun 1. (modifier) characterizing or belonging to the upper-class set devoted to hunting, shooting, and fishing: the green-wellie brigade