vinylation

noun
vi·​nyl·​a·​tion
plural -s

Definition of vinylation

: the introduction of the vinyl radical into a compound usually by catalytic addition of the compound to acetylene vinylation of alcohols yields vinyl ethers

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History and Etymology for vinylation

vinyl + -ation

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“Vinylation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vinylation. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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