Meaning of methylate
Pronunciation: (meth'u-lāt"), [key]
— n., v., -at•ed, -at•ing.
- Also calledany derivative of methyl alcohol, as sodium methylate, CHONa.
- any compound containing the methyl group.
- (in a compound) to replace (one or more hydrogen atoms) with the methyl group.
- to mix with methyl alcohol, as in the denaturation of ethyl alcohol.