Electrophilic



[ih-lek-truh-fil-ik] /ɪˌlɛk trəˈfɪl ɪk/

adjective, Chemistry.
1.
of or relating to acceptance in covalent bonding (opposed to ).
/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈfɪlɪk/
adjective
1.
(chem) having or involving an affinity for negative charge. Electrophilic reagents (electrophiles) are atoms, molecules, and ions that behave as electron acceptors Compare nucleophilic

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