What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

nickel carbonyl

noun, Chemistry
a colorless or yellow, volatile, water-insoluble, poisonous, flammable liquid, Ni(CO) 4 , obtained by the reaction of nickel and carbon monoxide, and used for nickel-plating.
Also called nickel tetracarbonyl.
Origin of nickel carbonyl
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for nickel carbonyl
  • nickel carbonyl, a highly toxic nickel compound, is not considered in this profile.
  • The only gaseous nickel compound of environmental importance is nickel carbonyl.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for nickel carbonyl

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for nickel

Scrabble Words With Friends