from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To add one or more alkyl groups to (a compound).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To add one or more alkyl groups to a compound, especially by reacting with an alkylating agent
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To introduce an alkyl in place of a hydrogen atom.
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