phosphonitrile

noun
phos·pho·nitrile | \¦fäsfō+\

Definition of phosphonitrile 

: a bivalent ion PN++ or radical PN consisting of phosphorus and nitrogen and known in the form of polymeric compounds especially halides [as phosphonitrile chloride (PNCl2)n]

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Other Words from phosphonitrile

phosphonitrilic \"+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for phosphonitrile

phosph- + nitrile

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