Definition of Ethylate

1. n. A compound derived from ethyl alcohol by the replacement of the hydroxyl hydrogen, after the manner of a hydrate; an ethyl alcoholate; as, potassium ethylate, C2H5.O.K.



2. v. t. To treat in such a way as to cause the introduction of one or more ethyl groups, C2H5; as, to ethylate alcohol.

Definition of Ethylate

1. Verb. (organic chemistry) To react with an ethyl compound so as to introduce one or more ethyl groups into a compound ¹

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Definition of Ethylate

1. to introduce the ethyl group into [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

Medical Definition of Ethylate

1. A compound derived from ethyl alcohol by the replacement of the hydroxyl hydrogen, after the manner of a hydrate; an ethyl alcoholate; as, potassium ethylate, C2H5.O.K. Origin: From Ethyl. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ethylate

ethyl eosin
ethyl ether
ethyl green
ethyl group
ethyl iodide
ethyl loflazepate
ethyl mercaptan
ethyl mercury
ethyl methanesulfonate
ethyl oxide
ethyl radical
ethyl salicylate
ethylacetate
ethylamine
ethylaniline
ethylate (current term)
ethylated
ethylates
ethylating
ethylation
ethylations
ethylbenzene
ethylbenzenehydroperoxide
ethylbenzenes
ethylbenzoylecgonine
ethylbenztropine
ethylcellulose
ethyldichloroarsine
ethyldimethylaminopropyl carbodiimide
ethylene

Literary usage of Ethylate

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1. Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science (1869)
"He had arrived at the result that the so-called absolute ethylate of sodium ... It is obtained by the action of acetic ether on absolute ethylate of sodium ..."

2. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1881)
"TREATMENT OF N^VUS BY SODIUM ethylate, THE ACTUAL CAUTERY. By BENJAMIN WALKER, Esq., LECP, Spondon. The following two cases of naevus are thought worthy of ..."

3. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1916)
"From the percentage of acetic acid found, calculation into cellulose acetate is made in the usual manner. Sodium ethylate Method of Cross and Bevan, ..."

4. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1889)
"When the bleeding has quite ceased, a •drop of the ethylate solution is inoculated into the naevus, through the punctured opening, a new layer of it is ..."

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