Definitions for "Alkylation"
A process used extensively by the petroleum refining industry to produce very high-octane blending components for motor gasoline production by combining light olefins (primarily mixtures of propylene and butylenes) with isobutane.
A petroleum refining process.
Refining process for converting light, gaseous olefins into high-octane gasoline components (reverse of cracking).
Alkylation is the transfer of an alkyl group from one molecule to another. The alkyl group may be transferred as an alkyl carbocation, a free radical or a carbanion (or their equivalents).
Keywords:  addition, group
The addition of an alkyl group.