alkoxylation

noun
alk·​ox·​yl·​a·​tion
plural -s

Definition of alkoxylation

: the act or process of alkoxylating

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First Known Use of alkoxylation

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Alkoxylation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alkoxylation. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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