Definition of organometallic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌôrɡənōməˈtalik/


(Of a compound) containing a metal atom bonded to an organic group or groups.
Example sentences
  • An organometallic compound is an organic compound in which a metal atom is attached directly to a carbon, with the exclusion of metallic salts of organic acids.
  • Metal carbonyls are organometallic compounds where one or more of the metal ligands are carbon monoxide.
  • Ziegler was researching organometallic compounds (carbon compounds that contain metals) and their effects on polymerization reaction.

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Syllabification: or·ga·no·me·tal·lic

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