the reaction of a Grignard reagent with any of the numerous types of compounds with which it can combine, as alcohols, acids, aldehydes, ketones, or esters: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
noun, Chemistry. 1. any of the group of reagents produced by the interaction of magnesium and an organic halide, usually in the presence of an ether, and having the general formula RMgX, where R is an organic group and X is a halogen: used in the Grignard reaction. /ˈɡriːnjɑː; French ɡriɲar/ noun 1. (chem) any […]
[gree-gree] /ˈgri gri/ noun, plural grigris. 1. an African charm, amulet, or fetish. /ˈɡriːɡriː/ noun (pl) -gris (-ɡriːz), -grees 1. an African talisman, amulet, or charm
/ɡraɪk/ noun 1. a solution fissure, a vertical crack about 0.5 m wide formed by the dissolving of limestone by water, that divides an exposed limestone surface into sections or clints
/ˈɡriːkwə; ˈɡrɪk-/ noun (pl) -kwa, -kwas 1. a variant spelling of Griqua