Definition of ferrate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɛreɪt/


A salt in which the anion contains both iron (typically ferric iron) and oxygen.
Example sentences
  • The batch study showed that a ferrate dose of 15 mg/L gave effective removal of turbidity, COD, and coliform.
  • He was at first disposed to regard the colour as being due to the production of a ferrate.


Mid 19th century: from Latin ferrum 'iron' + -ate1.

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