butylate

noun
bu·​tyl·​ate | \ ˈbyü-tᵊl-ˌāt, -ət \
plural -s

Definition of butylate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: butoxide
bu·​tyl·​ate | \ ˈbyü-tᵊl-ˌāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of butylate (Entry 2 of 2)

: to introduce the butyl group into (a compound)

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Transitive verb

butylation \ ˌbyü-​tᵊl-​ˈā-​shən How to pronounce butylation (audio) \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for butylate

Noun

butyl + -ate

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“Butylate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butylate. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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