Definitions for "Carbanion"
Keywords:  anion, unshared, trivalent, carbon, ion
A molecular ion with a negative charge localised on a carbon atom.
A highly reactive anionic chemical species with an even number of electrons and an unshared pair of electrons on a tetravalent carbon atom.
A compound that contains a negatively charged carbon atom, such as the CH3- ion.
Keywords:  nucleophile
a nucleophile