Meaning of CARBINYL in English


ˈkärbəˌnil noun

( -s )

Etymology: probably from obsolete German karbin + English -yl

1. : methyl — used especially in the names of derivatives of methyl

triphenyl- carbinyl

2. : the univalent radical corresponding to any carbinol

a carbinyl chloride

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.