alkylation

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al·kyl·ate

 (ăl′kə-lāt′)
tr.v. al·kyl·at·ed, al·kyl·at·ing, al·kyl·ates
To add one or more alkyl groups to (a compound).

al′kyl·a′tion (-kə-lā′shən) n.

alkylation

(ˌælkɪˈleɪʃən)
n
1. (Chemistry) the attachment of an alkyl group to an organic compound, usually by the addition or substitution of a hydrogen atom or halide group
2. (Chemistry) the addition of an alkane hydrocarbon to an alkene in producing high-octane fuels

al•kyl•a•tion

(ˌæl kəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the replacement of a hydrogen atom in an organic compound by an alkyl.
2. the addition of an alkane to an alkene.
[1895–1900]
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alkylation