Definition of ferrous sulphate in English:

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ferrous sulphate

(also ferrous sulphate)

noun

[mass noun]
A pale green iron salt used in inks, tanning, water purification, and treating anaemia.
Example sentences
  • Other mined materials include iron from ferrous sulphate, copper, and molybdenum.
  • After about four years, they produced ‘liquor’ - a dilute solution of hydrated ferrous sulphate and sulphuric acid, which flowed via a planked channel to a cistern.
  • Investigations showed iron deficiency anaemia (haemoglobin 87 g/l, mean cell volume 69 fl), and she was treated with ferrous sulphate.
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