carbanion

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noun carb·an·ion \kär-ˈba-ˌnī-ən, -ˌnī-ˌän\

Definition of carbanion

  1. :  an organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom — compare carbonium

First Known Use of carbanion

1933


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carbanion

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noun carb·an·ion \kär-ˈban-ˌī-ən, -ˌī-ˌän\

Medical Definition of carbanion

  1. :  an organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom


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