Definition of ethylate in English:

ethylate

noun

Chemistry
  • = ethoxide.

verb

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

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ethyl + -ate<br>mid 19th century. From ethyl + -ate. Compare slightly later methylate.

Pronunciation

ethylate

/ˈɛθɪleɪt/