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tr.v. eth·yl·at·ed, eth·yl·at·ing, eth·yl·ates
To introduce the ethyl group into (a compound).
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(Chemistry) to undergo or cause to undergo a chemical reaction in which an ethyl group is introduced into a molecule
(Elements & Compounds) another name for an ethoxide
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Past participle: ethylated
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