Meaning of ACETYLATE in English

ACETYLATE

v.

Pronunciation: ə - ' se-t ə l- ˌ ā t

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: -lat · ed ; -lat · ing

Date: circa 1900

: to introduce the acetyl radical into (a compound)

– acet · y · la · tion \ - ˌ se-t ə l- ' ā -sh ə n \ noun

– acet · y · la · tive \ - ' set- ə l- ˌ ā -tiv \ adjective

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