methylate(redirected from methylates)
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1. a compound of methyl alcohol and a base.
2. to add a methyl group to a substance.
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1. To mix with methanol.
2. To introduce a methyl group.
3. A compound in which a metal ion methyl replaces the alcoholic hydrogen of alcohol.
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