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Related to phenolate: benzoate, carboxylate, Sodium phenolate
A salt of phenol. Also called phenoxide.
tr.v. phe·no·lat·ed, phe·no·lat·ing, phe·no·lates
To treat with phenol or a salt of phenol.
(Chemistry) (tr) Also: carbolize to treat or disinfect with phenol
(Elements & Compounds) another name (not in technical usage) for phenoxide
n., v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. n.
1. a salt of phenol, as sodium phenolate, C6H5ONa.v.t.
2. to treat, impregnate, or disinfect with phenol.
Past participle: phenolated