Vinylic Carbocation

Vinylic Carbocation Definition:

carbocation in which the positive charge resides on a vinylic carbon atom. This type of carbocation is very unstable and will not readily form in most cases.

Vinylic Carbocation Explained:

Any of various organic chemical compounds, including acrylic compounds and styrene, and its derivatives that are useful in making plastic film; sheeting and etc. They contain the hydrocarbon vinyl group (CH2=CH-). The molecules of a single vinyl compound can be made to polymerize; as into join end to end, forming a polyvinyl compound like; polyvinyl chloride.