Sulphate vs Sulfate what difference

what is difference between Sulphate and Sulfate

English

Noun

sulphate (plural sulphates)

  1. (British spelling, chemistry) Alternative spelling of sulfate

Derived terms

  • copper sulphate
  • zinc sulphate

Verb

sulphate (third-person singular simple present sulphates, present participle sulphating, simple past and past participle sulphated)

  1. (British spelling, chemistry) Alternative spelling of sulfate


English

Alternative forms

  • sulphate (UK)

Etymology

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.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsʌlfeɪt/

Noun

sulfate (plural sulfates) (American spelling)

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

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

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.

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • fluates

French

Pronunciation

  • Homophones: sulfatent, sulfates

Verb

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

Spanish

Verb

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.

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