carbonyl chloride
Phosgene Phos"gene, a. [Gr. fw^s light + the root of gi`gnesqai to be born: cf. F. phosg[`e]ne.] (Old Chem.) Producing, or produced by, the action of light; -- used specifically to designate a gas also called {carbonyl chloride}. See {Carbonyl}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Carbonyl chloride — Carbonyl Car bon*yl, n. [Carbon + yl.] (Chem.) The radical {(CO) }, occuring, always combined, in many compounds, as the aldehydes, the ketones, urea, carbonyl chloride, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: Though denoted by a formula identical with that of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carbonyl chloride — n. PHOSGENE …   English World dictionary

  • carbonyl chloride — noun A toxic gas, COCl, used in the manufacture of plastics, pesticides etc, and once used as a chemical weapon. More of a French term. Phosgène. We prefer to call it carbonyl chloride. Less. . .disquieting, somehow. Syn: carbon oxychloride,… …   Wiktionary

  • carbonyl chloride — phosgene. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • carbonyl chloride — noun : phosgene …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carbonyl — Car bon*yl, n. [Carbon + yl.] (Chem.) The radical {(CO) }, occuring, always combined, in many compounds, as the aldehydes, the ketones, urea, carbonyl chloride, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: Though denoted by a formula identical with that of carbon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chloride — /klawr uyd, id, klohr /, n. 1. a salt of hydrochloric acid consisting of two elements, one of which is chlorine, as sodium chloride, NaCl. 2. a compound containing chlorine, as methyl chloride, CH3Cl. [1805 15; CHLOR 2 + IDE] * * * (as used in… …   Universalium

  • Carbonyl reduction — synthesis of an alcohol by ester reduction Carbonyl reduction in organic chemistry is the organic reduction of any carbonyl group containing compound by a reducing agent. Typical carbonyl compounds are ketones , aldehydes, carboxylic acids and… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhodium(III) chloride — Rhodium(III) chloride …   Wikipedia

  • Cerium(III) chloride — Cerium(III) chloride …   Wikipedia

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