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1. The bivalent group C═O.
2. A metal compound, such as Ni(CO)4, containing the CO group.

car′bon·yl′ic adj.


(ˈkɑːbəˌnaɪl; -nɪl)
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
carbonylic adj


(ˈkɑr bə nɪl)
a compound containing metal combined with carbon monoxide, as nickel carbonyl, Ni(CO)4.
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Noun1.carbonyl - a compound containing metal combined with carbon monoxide
carbonyl group - the bivalent radical CO
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Adj.1.carbonyl - relating to or containing the carbonyl group
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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2] hydrogen to the NH group would force cleavage of the nitrogen carbonyl carbon bond splitting out [CO.
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The decrease of melting temperature and increase of crystallinity after UV exposure can be easily explained: photodegradation occurs mainly in the amorphous phase, leading to an increase in the surface free energy of the crystals which in turns results in a reduction of melting temperature (13) Also, the chemical reactions that occur during PP photo-degradation lead to chain scissions and carbonyl group formation.
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Compared with the EDA- extended waterborne PUU films, the water resistance and the mechanical properties of the DETDA-extended waterborne PUU films were enhanced appreciably; these enhancements are attributed to the strong hydrogen bonding in urea carbonyl groups and the ordered structure of hard segments in the systems.