Chemistry. a salt or ester of sulfuric acid.
verb (used with object), sulfated, sulfating.
to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or sulfates.
to convert into a sulfate.
Electricity. to form a deposit of lead-sulfate compound on (the lead electrodes of a storage battery).
verb (used without object), sulfated, sulfating.
to become sulfated.
sulfation sul·fa·tion (sŭl-fā’shən)
The addition of sulfate groups as esters to molecules.
sulfate sul·fate (sŭl’fāt’)
A salt or an ester of sulfuric acid.
The bivalent group SO4.
A chemical compound containing such a group.
v. sul·fat·ed, sul·fat·ing, sul·fates
To treat or react with sulfuric acid or a sulfate.
To become sulfated.
A salt or ester of sulfuric acid, containing the group SO4.
verb (used with object), sulfatized, sulfatizing. 1. to convert into a sulfate, as by the roasting of ores.
sulfhemoglobinemia sulf·he·mo·glo·bi·ne·mi·a (sŭlf-hē’mə-glō’bə-nē’mē-ə) n. The presence of sulfmethemoglobin in the blood.
adjective, Chemistry. 1. mercapto. sulfhydryl sulf·hy·dryl (sŭlf-hī’drəl) n. The univalent radical group, SH, present in many biologically active molecules such as coenzymes and certain proteins.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound of sulfur with a more electropositive element or, less often, a group. sulfide sul·fide (sŭl’fīd’) n. A compound of bivalent sulfur with an electropositive element or group, especially a binary compound of sulfur with a metal. sulfide (sŭl’fīd’) A chemical compound of sulfur and another element or radical, such as […]