acet·​y·​le·​na·​tion | \ ə-ˌse-tə-lə-ˈnā-shən \
plural -s

Definition of acetylenation

: the process of combining with acetylene

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First Known Use of acetylenation

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetylenation

acetylene + -ation

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“Acetylenation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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