Definitions for halogenationˌhæl ə dʒɛˈneɪ ʃən, hælˌɒdʒ ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hal•o•gen•ateˈhæl ə dʒəˌneɪt, ˈheɪ lə-(v.t.)-at•ed, -at•ing.

  1. to treat or combine with a halogen.

    Category: Chemistry

  2. to introduce a halogen into (a compound).

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of halogenate:

1910–15

hal•o•gen•a•tionˌhæl ə dʒɛˈneɪ ʃən, hælˌɒdʒ ə-(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. halogenation(Noun)

    The reaction of a halogen with something, especially the replacement of a hydrogen atom of an organic compound with a halogen one.

Freebase

  1. Halogenation

    Halogenation is a chemical reaction that involves the reaction of a compound, usually an organic compound, with a halogen. Dehalogenation is the reverse, the removal of a halogen from a molecule. The pathway and stoichiometry of halogenation depends on the structural features and functional groups of the organic substrate as well as the halogen. Inorganic compounds, for example. metals, also undergo halogenation.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Halogenation

    Covalent attachment of HALOGENS to other compounds.

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