nickel carbonyl(redirected from Tetracarbonylnickel)
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nickel carbonyl[′nik·əl ′kär·bə‚nil]
Ni(CO)4 Colorless, flammable, poisonous liquid boiling at 43°C; soluble in alcohol and concentrated nitric acid, insoluble in water; used in gas plating (vapor decomposes at 60°C) and to produce metallic nickel.
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