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containing the carbonyl group.
a compound containing metal combined with carbon monoxide, as nickel carbonyl, Ni(CO) 4 .
Historical Examples

Chromic acid converts it into phosgene (carbonyl chloride, COCl2).
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On oxidation, the molecule is split at the carbonyl group and a mixture of acids is obtained.
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This is probably due to the formation of carbonyl gas in the smothered fire.
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery L.W. King and H.R. Hall

The salts of the carbonyl acids and other acid phenol dyes are but little suitable: and least of all, the nitro dyes.
Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich

noun (chem)
(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group =CO: a carbonyl group or radical
any one of a class of inorganic complexes in which carbonyl groups are bound directly to metal atoms

carbonyl car·bon·yl (kär’bə-nĭl’)
The bivalent radical CO.
The radical CO, found in a wide range of chemical compounds, especially in aldehydes and ketones.


Read Also:

  • Carbonyl-chloride

    phosgene. noun (not in technical usage) another name for phosgene carbonyl chloride See phosgene.

  • Carbonyl-group

    the bivalent radical CO, occurring in acids, ketones, aldehydes, and their derivatives.

  • Carbonylate

    to introduce the carbonyl group into (an organic compound).

  • Carbonylic

    of, relating to, or characteristic of the carbonyl group.

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