acetylize


acetylize
verb
1. receive substitution of an acetyl group
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the compounds acetylated

Syn: ↑acetylate, ↑acetylise
Derivationally related forms: ↑acetyl, ↑acetyl (for: ↑acetylate), ↑acetylation (for: ↑acetylate)
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑change
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

2. introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)
Syn: ↑acetylate, ↑acetylise
Derivationally related forms: ↑acetyl, ↑acetyl (for: ↑acetylate), ↑acetylation (for: ↑acetylate)
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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variant of acetylate

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/euh set"l uyz'/, v.t., v.i., acetylized, acetylizing.
acetylate.
Also, esp. Brit., acetylise.
[ACETYL + -IZE]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • acetylize — acetylization, n. acetylizer, n. /euh set l uyz /, v.t., v.i., acetylized, acetylizing. acetylate. Also, esp. Brit., acetylise. [ACETYL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • acetylate — verb 1. receive substitution of an acetyl group the compounds acetylated • Syn: ↑acetylize, ↑acetylise • Derivationally related forms: ↑acetyl (for: ↑acetylize), ↑acetyl, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetylise — verb 1. receive substitution of an acetyl group the compounds acetylated • Syn: ↑acetylate, ↑acetylize • Derivationally related forms: ↑acetyl (for: ↑acetylize), ↑acetyl …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetylate — v. i. 1. (Chem.) receive substitution of an acetyl group; of chemical compounds Syn: acetylize [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acetylate — v. t. (Chem.) 1 introduce an acetyl group into a chemical compound Syn: acetylize [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acetylate — acetylation, n. acetylative, adj. /euh set l ayt /, v., acetylated, acetylating. Chem. v.t. 1. to introduce one or more acetyl groups into (a compound). v.i. 2. to become acetylated. Also, acetylize. [1905 10; ACETYL + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • acetyl group — noun the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO ) • Syn: ↑acetyl, ↑acetyl radical, ↑ethanoyl group, ↑ethanoyl radical • Derivationally related forms: ↑acetylic (for: ↑acetyl), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetyl radical — noun the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO ) • Syn: ↑acetyl, ↑acetyl group, ↑ethanoyl group, ↑ethanoyl radical • Derivationally related forms: ↑acetylic (for: ↑acetyl), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chemical science — noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions • Syn: ↑chemistry • Derivationally related forms: ↑chemic (for: ↑chemistry), ↑chemist (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ethanoyl group — noun the organic group of acetic acid (CH3CO ) • Syn: ↑acetyl, ↑acetyl group, ↑acetyl radical, ↑ethanoyl radical • Derivationally related forms: ↑acetylic (for: ↑acetyl), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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