Main definitions of ethylate in English

: ethylate1ethylate2

ethylate1

noun

Chemistry

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ethyl + -ate.

Pronunciation

ethylate

/ˈɛθɪleɪt/

Main definitions of ethylate in English

: ethylate1ethylate2

ethylate2

verb

Chemistry
  • with object To introduce one or more ethyl groups into (a compound).

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ethyl + -ate.

Pronunciation

ethylate

/ˈɛθɪleɪt/