alkylation


al·kyl·ation

noun \ˌal-kə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of ALKYLATION

:  the act or process of introducing one or more alkyl groups into a compound (as to increase octane number in a motor fuel)
al·kyl·ate \ˈal-kə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb

First Known Use of ALKYLATION

1895

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