hydroxylate

verb hy·drox·yl·ate \ hī-ˈdräk-sə-ˌlāt \

Definition of hydroxylate

hydroxylated; hydroxylating
transitive verb
: to introduce hydroxyl into

hydroxylation

play \hī-ˌdräk-sə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of hydroxylate

circa 1909


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hydroxylate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!