acetylenation

noun

acet·​y·​le·​na·​tion
ə-ˌse-tə-lə-ˈnā-shən
plural -s
: the process of combining with acetylene

Word History

Etymology

acetylene + -ation

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acetylenation was in 1889

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“Acetylenation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acetylenation. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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