enium ion

enium ion

[′en·ē·əm ‚ī·ən]
(organic chemistry)
A cationic portion of an ionic species in which the valence shell of a positively charged nonmetallic atom has two electrons less than normal, and the charged entity has one covalent bond less than the corresponding uncharged species; used as a suffix with the root name. Also known as ylium ion.
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But it must have fallen short or gone too far; so he tried twice more.
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