halogenate

views updated

hal·o·gen·ate / ˈhaləjəˌnāt; haˈläjə-/ • v. [tr.] [usu. as adj.] (halogenated) Chem. introduce one or more halogen atoms into (a compound or molecule), usually in place of hydrogen. DERIVATIVES: hal·o·gen·a·tion / ˌhaləjəˈnāshən; həˌläjə-/ n.

About this article

halogenate

Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article Share Article