alkylation

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noun al·kyl·ation \ˌal-kə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of alkylation

  1. :  the act or process of introducing one or more alkyl groups into a compound (as to increase octane number in a motor fuel)

alkylate

play \ˈal-kə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb

1895

First Known Use of alkylation

1895


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