ethylate

noun
eth·yl·ate | \ˈethəˌlāt, -lə̇t\
plural -s

Definition of ethylate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

ethylate

transitive verb
eth·yl·ate | \-ˌlāt\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of ethylate (Entry 2 of 2)

: to introduce the ethyl group into (a compound)

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Transitive verb

ethylation \ˌethəˈlāshən \ noun plural -s

First Known Use of ethylate

Noun

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ethylate

Noun

ethyl + -ate

Transitive verb

ethyl + -ate, verb suffix

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