Vitriolate
Vitriolate Vit"ri*o*late, n. (Old Chem.) A sulphate. [1913 Webster]

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  • Vitriolate — Vit ri*o*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vitriolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vitriolating}.] (Old Chem.) (a) To convert into, or change to, a vitriol; to make into sulphuric acid or a sulphate. (b) To subject to the action of, or impregnate with, vitriol.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vitriolate — Vit ri*o*late, a. Vitriolated. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitriolate — vitˈriolāte transitive verb To convert into or treat with vitriol • • • Main Entry: ↑vitriol …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vitriolated — Vitriolate Vit ri*o*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vitriolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vitriolating}.] (Old Chem.) (a) To convert into, or change to, a vitriol; to make into sulphuric acid or a sulphate. (b) To subject to the action of, or impregnate with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vitriolating — Vitriolate Vit ri*o*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vitriolated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Vitriolating}.] (Old Chem.) (a) To convert into, or change to, a vitriol; to make into sulphuric acid or a sulphate. (b) To subject to the action of, or impregnate with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vitriolize — Vit ri*ol*ize, v. t. [Cf. F. vitrioliser.] 1. To convert into a vitriol; to vitriolate. [1913 Webster] 2. To injure (a person) with vitriol, or sulphuric acid, as by throwing it upon the face. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vitriolated — ˈvi.trēəˌlād.ə̇d adjective Etymology: from past participle of obsolete English vitriolate to convert into or subject to the action of vitriol, from English vitriol (I) + ate : converted into a vitriol or other sulfate : subjected to the action of …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitriolise — vitˈriolize or vitˈriolise transitive verb 1. To vitriolate 2. To injure with vitriol • • • Main Entry: ↑vitriol …   Useful english dictionary

  • vit|ri|o|late — «VIHT ree uh layt», transitive verb, lat|ed, lat|ing. to change into a vitriol: »to vitriolate iron sulfide …   Useful english dictionary

  • vitriolet — variant of vitriolate a …   Useful english dictionary

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