What does methylate mean?

Definitions for methylateˈmɛθ əˌleɪt

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  1. methylate(Noun)

    The anion -O-CH derived from methanol by loss of a proton; any salt containing this anion

  2. methylate(Verb)

    To add, or treat with methyl alcohol (see methylated spirits)

  3. methylate(Verb)

    To add a methyl group to a compound

  4. methylate(Verb)

    To add a methyl group to a nucleic acid as part of the process of gene expression

Webster Dictionary

  1. Methylate(noun)

    an alcoholate of methyl alcohol in which the hydroxyl hydrogen is replaced by a metal, after the analogy of a hydrate; as, sodium methylate, CH3ONa

  2. Methylate(verb)

    to impregnate or mix with methyl or methyl alcohol

  3. Origin: [Methyl + alcoholate.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of methylate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of methylate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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