• Definition for "alkylation"
    • an ongoing process in which an alkyl group…
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alkylation definition

  • noun:
    • an ongoing process in which an alkyl group is added to or replaced in a compound, as in the reaction of alkenes with alkanes which will make high-octane fuels.
    • Any reaction for which an alkyl team is added to a molecule; utilized in the production of high-octane petroleum fuels.
    • the entire process of introducing an alkyl instead of hydrogen.
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