Having the same numbers of electrons or the same electronic structure: carbon monoxide is isoelectronic with nitrogen
More example sentences
- Because molecules of carbon dioxide are isoelectronic with nitrous oxide molecules, he or she can assume that nitrous oxide will react similarly to the way in which carbon dioxide reacts in the experiment.
- Likewise, the chloride ion is isoelectronic with argon.
- Replacement of two BH - units with the isoelectronic CH moiety leads to the formation of carboranes.
Definition of isoelectronic in:
- The US English dictionary