Definition of butylate in English:

butylate

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Chemistry
  • Combine with a butyl group.

    • ‘The dried analytes are butylated by the addition of butanol - HCI and 65 degree C incubation.’
    • ‘Butanolic HCl (3 mol/L) was then added, and the mixture was butylated for 10 min at 70 °C and dried at 70 °C under reduced pressure.’
    • ‘The oxidant tertiary butylated hydroperoxide could effectively induce TNF- [alpha] mRNA expression.’

Pronunciation:

butylate

/ˈbyo͞odlˌāt/