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Meaning of nickel carbonyl

nick'el car'bonyl

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. a colorless or yellow, volatile, water-insoluble, poisonous, flammable liquid, Ni(CO), obtained by the reaction of nickel and carbon monoxide, and used for nickel-plating. Also called
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