Definition of Sulfonate

1. Noun. A salt of sulphonic acid.

Specialized synonyms: Alkylbenzenesulfonate
Generic synonyms: Salt



Definition of Sulfonate

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of a sulfonic acid. ¹

2. Verb. To treat or react with a sulfonic acid, or to introduce such a group into a compound. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sulfonate

1. [v -NATED, -NATING, -NATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulfonate

sulfobenzoates
sulfobetaine
sulfocarbonate
sulfochloride
sulfocyanic
sulfoglycolipid
sulfoglycolipids
sulfohemoglobin
sulfohemoglobins
sulfolane
sulfolipid
sulfolipids
sulfonal
sulfonamide
sulfonamides
sulfonate (current term)
sulfonated
sulfonates
sulfonating
sulfonation
sulfonations
sulfone
sulfonediimine
sulfonediimines
sulfonephthalein
sulfones
sulfonic
sulfonic acid
sulfonic anhydride
sulfonimide

Literary usage of Sulfonate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"... -ir-sulfonate added. A product sepd. which after fractional ... 240°, [O]MII —134-5°- The da-bromo-r-sulfonate, isomeric with (C). long needles, m. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1898)
"Probably compounded from chino (chinolin) and sol (sulfonate). ... is a compound of oxy-quinolin and phenol-sulfonate of oxy-quinolin. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1898)
"An oxy-quinolin -potassium-sulfonate. Probably compounded from chino (chinolin) and ... is a compound of oxy-quinolin and phenol-sulfonate of oxy-quinolin. ..."

4. Experimental Organic Chemistry by Augustus Price West (1920)
"The filtrate containing the soluble calcium toluene sulfonate is now ... The purified crystals of sodium toluene sulfonate are filtered off and dried on ..."

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