protonate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

proton +‎ -ate

Verb[edit]

protonate ‎(third-person singular simple present protonates, present participle protonating, simple past and past participle protonated)

  1. (chemistry, transitive) To add one or more protons to (a molecule, ion or radical).
    protonate the carbonyl group
  2. (chemistry, intransitive) To acquire an additional proton.

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Adjective[edit]

protonate f

  1. feminine plural of protonato