[ byoot-l-eyt ]
/ ˈbyut lˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), bu·tyl·at·ed, bu·tyl·at·ing.

to introduce one or more butyl groups into (a compound).

Origin of butylate

Related formsbu·tyl·a·tion, noun
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Science definitions for butylate


[ byōōtl-āt′ ]

To bring a butyl group into a compound.
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