a substance produced by adding one or more alkyl groups to a compound.
verb (used with object), al·kyl·at·ed, al·kyl·at·ing.
to add one or more alkyl groups to (a compound).
Origin of alkylate
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To add one or more alkyl groups to a compound.
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