carbonium-ion

carbonium ion

[kahr-boh-nee-uhm]
noun
an organic ion containing a positively charged carbon atom (opposed to carbanion ).

Origin:
carbon + -ium

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carbonium ion (kɑːˈbəʊnɪəm)
 
n
chem Compare carbanion a positively charged organic ion in which most of the positive charge is localized on a carbon atom

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