Carbonyl

Definition of Carbonyl

Car´bon`yl
n.1.(Chem.) The radical (CO)´´, occuring, always combined, in many compounds, as the aldehydes, the ketones, urea, carbonyl chloride, etc.
Carbonyl chloride
(Chem.) a colorless gas, COCl2, of offensive odor, and easily condensable to liquid. It is formed from chlorine and carbon monoxide, under the influence of light, and hence has been called phosgene, or phosgene gas; - called also carbon oxychloride. It is used in chemical synthesis, and was also used as a poison gas in World War I.

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