carbocation(redirected from Carbenium)
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An organic cation in which the positive charge is on a carbon atom;,for example, (CH3)+. It is now recommended that carbocation be used as the class name and carbenium for specific compound names.
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carbocationAn often reactive anion with a positively charged carbon that has six electrons in its outer valence shell—i.e., it is missing two electrons that would ensure maximum stability.
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