Carbonyl

/ˈkɑːbənʌɪl/

Origin

First recorded in 1865–70; carbon + -yl (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Carbonyl

Carbonyl

adjective

  1. containing the carbonyl group.

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Carbonyl

noun

  1. a compound containing metal combined with carbon monoxide, as nickel carbonyl, Ni(CO)4.
  2. (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group =COa carbonyl group or radical
  3. any one of a class of inorganic complexes in which carbonyl groups are bound directly to metal atoms

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Carbonyl

n.

  1. The bivalent radical CO.

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Carbonyl

noun

  1. Of or denoting the divalent radical CO, present in such organic compounds as aldehydes, ketones, amides, and esters, and in organic acids as part of the carboxyl group.

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Carbonyl

noun

  1. : an organic functional group or radical −CO− occurring in aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, and their derivatives
  2. : a coordination complex involving the neutral radical CO chromium carbonyl

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Example sentences for Carbonyl

  1. This is probably due to the formation of carbonyl gas in the smothered fire.
  2. The salts of the carbonyl acids and other acid phenol dyes are but little suitable: and least of all, the nitro dyes.
  3. Chromic acid converts it into phosgene (carbonyl chloride, COCl2).
  4. On oxidation, the molecule is split at the carbonyl group and a mixture of acids is obtained.

Nearby words

carbonization , carbonize , carbonless paper , carbonnade , carbonous , carbonyl chloride , carbonyl group , carbonylate , carbonylic , carboprost tromethamine

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