copper sulfate love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A poisonous blue crystalline copper salt, CuSO4·5H2O, used in agriculture, textile dyeing, leather treatment, electroplating, and the manufacture of germicides.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of copper sulphate.

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  • n. a copper salt made by the action of sulfuric acid on copper oxide

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  • From the GNU Webster's 1913 definition for water of crystallization:

    "the water combined with many salts in their crystalline form. This water is loosely, but, nevertheless, chemically, combined, for it is held in fixed and definite amount for each substance containing it. Thus, while pure copper sulphate, CuSO4, is a white amorphous substance, blue vitriol, the crystallized form, CuSO4.5H2O, contains five molecules of water of crystallization."

    May 1, 2012