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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.
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Adj.1.carbonylic - 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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The synthesized [Nb.sub.2][O.sub.5] catalysts and commercial niobium compounds show a low Lewis Acid acidity, incapables of active effectively the carbonylic active site on the fatty acid to promote the transesterification reaction of soybean oil with methanol.
Hookah smoking, compared with cigarette smoking, produces a greater content of tobacco smoke, tar, carbon monoxide, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, and carbonylic compounds.
This suggests that carbonylic species are at least partly responsible for the discoloration after irradiation and its reversal after additional thermal aging that was also obvious in UV-Vis spectra.