carbanion(redirected from Active hydrogen compound)
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An organic anion in which the negative charge is on a carbon atom; the specific names are formed by adding -ide, -diide, etc., to the name of the parent compound; for example, methanide, (CH3)-.
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carbanionAn anion with a negatively charged carbon and a pair of unshared electrons.
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A carbon ion with a negative electrical charge.
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