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a·cet·y·late

 (ə-sĕt′l-āt′)
tr.v. a·cet·y·lat·ed, a·cet·y·lat·ing, a·cet·y·lates
To bring an acetyl group into (an organic molecule).

a·cet′y·la′tion n.

acetylate

(əˈsɛtɪˌleɪt)
vb
1. (Chemistry) (tr) to introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)
2. (Chemistry) (intr) (of a chemical compound) to gain or suffer substitution of an acetyl group
aˌcetyˈlation n

a•cet•y•late

(əˈsɛt lˌeɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t.
1. to introduce an acetyl group into (a compound).
v.i.
2. to become acetylated.
[1905–10]
a•cet`y•la′tion, n.
a•cet′y•la`tive, adj.

acetylate


Past participle: acetylated
Gerund: acetylating

Imperative
acetylate
acetylate
Present
I acetylate
you acetylate
he/she/it acetylates
we acetylate
you acetylate
they acetylate
Preterite
I acetylated
you acetylated
he/she/it acetylated
we acetylated
you acetylated
they acetylated
Present Continuous
I am acetylating
you are acetylating
he/she/it is acetylating
we are acetylating
you are acetylating
they are acetylating
Present Perfect
I have acetylated
you have acetylated
he/she/it has acetylated
we have acetylated
you have acetylated
they have acetylated
Past Continuous
I was acetylating
you were acetylating
he/she/it was acetylating
we were acetylating
you were acetylating
they were acetylating
Past Perfect
I had acetylated
you had acetylated
he/she/it had acetylated
we had acetylated
you had acetylated
they had acetylated
Future
I will acetylate
you will acetylate
he/she/it will acetylate
we will acetylate
you will acetylate
they will acetylate
Future Perfect
I will have acetylated
you will have acetylated
he/she/it will have acetylated
we will have acetylated
you will have acetylated
they will have acetylated
Future Continuous
I will be acetylating
you will be acetylating
he/she/it will be acetylating
we will be acetylating
you will be acetylating
they will be acetylating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been acetylating
you have been acetylating
he/she/it has been acetylating
we have been acetylating
you have been acetylating
they have been acetylating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been acetylating
you will have been acetylating
he/she/it will have been acetylating
we will have been acetylating
you will have been acetylating
they will have been acetylating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been acetylating
you had been acetylating
he/she/it had been acetylating
we had been acetylating
you had been acetylating
they had been acetylating
Conditional
I would acetylate
you would acetylate
he/she/it would acetylate
we would acetylate
you would acetylate
they would acetylate
Past Conditional
I would have acetylated
you would have acetylated
he/she/it would have acetylated
we would have acetylated
you would have acetylated
they would have acetylated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.acetylate - receive substitution of an acetyl groupacetylate - receive substitution of an acetyl group; "the compounds acetylated"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.acetylate - introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)acetylate - introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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