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alkylate

 [al´kĭ-lāt]
to cause the substitution of an alkyl group for an active hydrogen atom in an organic compound; see also alkylating agents.

alkylate

(al′kĭ-lāt″)
1. To introduce one or more alkyl groups into a compound.
2. To provide therapy with an alkylating agent.

alkylate

to treat with an alkylating agent.
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Now the opportunity has arisen to move ETBE from the planning stage to the practical stage by supporting it as a practical alternative to the increased use of alkylates and aromatics," said Goldberg