acyl halide

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acyl halide

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(Elements & Compounds) any derivative of carboxylic acid in which the hydroxyl group has been replaced by a halogen atom. Also called: acid halide
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Noun1.acyl halide - organic compounds containing the group -COX where X is a halogen atomacyl halide - organic compounds containing the group -COX where X is a halogen atom
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
acetyl chloride, ethanoyl chloride - colorless liquid acyl chloride (CH3COCl) that has a pungent odor
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Firstly 2,4-hydroxyacetophenone (1) was reacted with hydrated hydrazine (2) under stirring to yield (E)-4-(1-hydrazonoethyl)benzene-1,3-diol (3) which was further reacted with different acid halides, (4a-i) to afford (E)-[1-(2,4-dihydroxyphenyl)ethylidene]substituted hydrazides (5a-i).
The corrosives include acid halides, alkaline earth hydroxides, atmosphere, carbonic acid, drinking water, hot oxidizing gases, methanol, sodium chloride, and sulfuric acid.
Simple amides ordinarily are prepared by reaction of acids or acid halides with ammonia or amines.