I. noun Date: 1876 a salt or ester of a sulfonic acid II. transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Date: 1882 to introduce the SO3H group into; broadly to treat (an organic substance) with sulfuric acid • sulfonation noun

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  • sulfonate — [sylfɔnat] n. m. ÉTYM. XXe; de sulfon(é). ❖ ♦ Chim. Sel ou ester d un composé sulfoné …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sulfonate — Sulfonate,   Salze und Ester der Sulfonsäuren …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sulfonate — [sul′fə nāt΄] n. a salt or ester of a sulfonic acid vt. sulfonated, sulfonating to introduce the sulfonic group into (an aromatic hydrocarbon) by treating with sulfuric acid …   English World dictionary

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  • Sulfonate — Structure typique d un groupe sulfonate. Un ion sulfonate est un ion contenant le groupe S(=O)2 O−. Sa formule générale est de type R SO2O−, où R est un groupe organique. Ils constituent les bases conjuguées des acides sulfoniques de formule… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sulfonate — A sulfonate ion is an ion that contains the S(=O)2 O− functional group. The general formula is R SO2O−, where R is some organic group. They are conjugate bases of sulfonic acids with formula R SO2OH.Sulfonates, being weak bases, are good leaving… …   Wikipedia

  • sulfonate — A salt or ester of sulfonic acid. * * * sul·fo·nate or chiefly Brit sul·pho·nate səl fə .nāt n a salt or ester of a sulfonic acid sulfonate or chiefly Brit sulphonate vt, sul·fo·nat·ed or chiefly Brit sul·pho·nat·ed; sul·fo·nat·ing or chiefly… …   Medical dictionary

  • sulfonate — sulfonatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė RSO₃(M,R) atitikmenys: angl. sulfonate rus. сульфонат …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • sulfonate — /sul feuh nayt /, n., v., sulfonated, sulfonating. Chem. n. 1. an ester or salt derived from a sulfonic acid. v.t. 2. to make into a sulfonic acid, as by treating an aromatic hydrocarbon with concentrated sulfuric acid. 3. to introduce the… …   Universalium

  • sulfonate — 1. noun Any salt or ester of a sulfonic acid. 2. verb To treat or react with a sulfonic acid, or to introduce such a group into a compound …   Wiktionary

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