(also ylide /ˈɪlʌɪd/)
A compound having an uncharged molecule containing a negatively charged carbon atom directly bonded to a positively charged atom of sulphur, phosphorus, nitrogen, or another element: ammonium ylids
More example sentences
- This reaction occurs between an ylide and a carbonyl group which ultimately yields the alkene.
Definition of ylid in:
- The US English dictionary