Carbene vs Carbine - What's the difference?

carbene | carbine |


As nouns the difference between carbene and carbine

is that carbene is while carbine is a rifle with a short barrel.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

carbene

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any short-lived, reactive species R2C:', especially the parent compound CH2' : (also called methylene).
  • Derived terms

    * carbene analogue

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    carbine

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A rifle with a short barrel.
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