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[an-tuh-muh-nil, an-tim-uh-]
noun Chemistry.
  1. the univalent group –SbO, believed to exist in certain compounds, as antimony potassium tartrate, K(SbO)C4H4O6.
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Origin of antimonyl

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Historical Examples

  • Antimonyl chloride, SbOCl, is produced by the decomposition of one part of the trichloride with four parts of water.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2


British Dictionary definitions for antimonyl


  1. (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group SbO-an antimonyl group or radical
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