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1. The bivalent group C═O.
2. A metal compound, such as Ni(CO)4, containing the CO group.
1. (Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the divalent group =CO: a carbonyl group or radical.
2. (Elements & Compounds) any one of a class of inorganic complexes in which carbonyl groups are bound directly to metal atoms
car•bon•yl(ˈkɑr bə nɪl)
a compound containing metal combined with carbon monoxide, as nickel carbonyl, Ni(CO)4.
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|Noun||1.||carbonyl - a compound containing metal combined with carbon monoxide|
carbonyl group - the bivalent radical CO
|Adj.||1.||carbonyl - relating to or containing the carbonyl group|