Definition of Coordination compound

1. Noun. A compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated.

Exact synonyms: Complex
Specialized synonyms: Hydrochloride
Generic synonyms: Chemical Compound, Compound



Definition of Coordination compound

1. Noun. (chemistry) a class of compounds in which a central metal atom (normally a transition element) is surrounded by a group of ions or molecules (ligands) ¹

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Literary usage of Coordination compound

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... Fairweather Department of Chemistry, Purdue University Lafayette, Indiana 47907 Received July 26, 1968 The Nature of the So-Called coordination compound ..."

2. Methods and Styles in the Development of Chemistry by Joseph Stewart Fruton (2002)
"Any skepticism about the merits of Werner's theory was set aside after the announcement of the successful resolution of a coordination compound to produce ..."

3. Organic Compounds of Arsenic & Antimony by Gilbert Thomas Morgan (1918)
"... chloride yields a coordination compound with cupric chloride, which is easily soluble in aqueous alkalis or dilute mineral acids. ..."

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