Methylate meaning

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To introduce one or more methyl groups into (a molecule).
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To mix or combine with methyl alcohol.
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A compound derived from methanol, in which the hydroxyl hydrogen is replaced by a metal.
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To mix with methanol, often in order to make the resulting mixture undrinkable.
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To introduce a methyl group into (a compound)
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An organic compound having the general formula CH3 OR, in which R is a metal. Methylates are formed by replacing the hydrogen of the hydroxyl group (OH) of methyl alcohol with a metal.
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To combine with the methyl radical.
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To add, or treat with methyl alcohol (see methylated spirits)
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(organic chemistry) To add a methyl group to a compound.
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(biochemistry) To add a methyl group to a nucleic acid as part of the process of gene expression.
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(chemistry) The anion -O-CH3- derived from methanol by loss of a proton; any salt containing this anion.
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