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tr.v. bu·tyl·at·ed, bu·tyl·at·ing, bu·tyl·ates
To add one or more butyl groups to (a compound).

bu′tyl·a′tion n.


vb (tr)
to introduce butyl into (a compound)


(ˈbyut lˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to introduce one or more butyl groups into (a compound).
bu`tyl•a′tion, n.
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Verb1.butylate - introduce the butyl 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
add - make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"
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