Definitions for uranylˈyʊər ə nɪl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
u•ra•nylˈyʊər ə nɪl(n.)
the bivalent ion UO2+2, or the group UO2, which forms salts with acids.
Origin of uranyl:
1840–50; uran (ium ) + -yl
uranyl, uranyl group, uranyl radical(noun)
the bivalent radical UO2 which forms salts with acids
The divalent radical UO, conveniently regarded as a residue of many uranium compounds.
the radical UO2, conveniently regarded as a residue of many uranium compounds