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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Oxalyl  \Ox"a*lyl\,  n.  [Oxalic  +  -yl.]  (Chem.) 
  a  A  hydrocarbon  radical  ({C2O2})  regarded  as  a  residue  of 
  oxalic  acid  and  occurring  in  derivatives  of  it 
  b  An  old  name  for  {carbonyl}. 
  c  An  old  name  for  {carboxyl}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  Note:  Though  denoted  by  a  formula  identical  with  that  of 
  carbon  monoxide,  it  is  chemically  distinct,  as  carbon 
  seems  to  be  divalent  in  carbon  monoxide,  but 
  tetravalent  in  carbonyl  compounds. 
 
  {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 
  gas};  --  called  also  {carbon  oxychloride}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carbonyl 
  adj  :  (chemistry)  relating  to  or  containing  the  carbonyl  group 
  [syn:  {carbonylic}] 
  n  :  a  compound  containing  metal  combined  with  carbon  monoxide 




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