Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To add one or more alkyl groups to (a compound).

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To introduce an alkyl in place of a hydrogen atom.

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  • verb organic chemistry To add one or more alkyl groups to a compound, especially by reacting with an alkylating agent

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Examples

  • The difference in carbon dioxide production between FCC naphtha, alkylate and CNR naphtha is trivial.

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  • It is not technically possible to produce only alkylate in a oil refinery and not legally permitted for California refineries to import alkylate and export FCC naphtha and Platformate/CNR naphtha to other states due to “antidumping” laws in environmental legislation.

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  • "This represents a minimal percentage of the total alkylate produced by the national refining circuit," the company said.

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  • You can't wait to alkylate But first you must deprotonate You add a mole of LDA To overcome that pKa Whoa, you like to think it will react with the stuff, oh yeah It's closer to the truth to say you can't add enough You know you're gonna have to face it, it's resistant to base.

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  • In the run-up to the summer driving season, an increased amount of propylene at oil refineries is diverted into the manufacture of high-octane alkylate gasoline, leaving less available for polypropylene production.

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  • (Propylene is used to make alkylate blending components for the high-octane gasoline used in the summer months.)

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  • (Propylene is used to make alkylate blending components for the high-octane gasoline used in the summer months.)

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  • You can't wait to alkylate But first you must deprotonate You add a mole of LDA To overcome that pKa Whoa, you like to think it will react with the stuff, oh yeah It's closer to the truth to say you can't add enough You know you're gonna have to face it, it's resistant to base.

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  • In the run-up to the summer driving season, an increased amount of propylene at oil refineries is diverted into the manufacture of high-octane alkylate gasoline, leaving less available for polypropylene production.

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  • In the run-up to the summer driving season, an increased amount of propylene at oil refineries is diverted into the manufacture of high-octane alkylate gasoline, leaving less available for polypropylene production.

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