Definition of organometallic in English:

organometallic

Syllabification: or·ga·no·me·tal·lic
Pronunciation: /ˌôrɡənōməˈtalik
 
/

adjective

Chemistry
(Of a compound) containing a metal atom bonded to an organic group or groups.
More 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.

Definition of organometallic in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day dinkum
Pronunciation: ˈdɪŋkəm
adjective
(of an article or person) genuine, honest, true