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Hydroxide

Hy-drox′ide

,
Noun.
[
Hydro-
, 2 +
oxide
.]
(Chem.)
A hydrate; a substance containing hydrogen and oxygen, made by combining water with an oxide, and yielding water by elimination. The hydroxides are regarded as compounds of hydroxyl, united usually with basic element or radical;
as, calcium
hydroxide
ethyl
hydroxide
.

Definition 2022


Hydroxide

Hydroxide

See also: hydroxide

German

Noun

Hydroxide n

  1. plural of Hydroxid

hydroxide

hydroxide

See also: Hydroxide

English

Noun

hydroxide (plural hydroxides)

  1. (chemistry) An univalent anion (OH-) based on the hydroxyl functional group.
  2. Any substance containing such an anion.

Derived terms

  • plumbic hydroxide
  • potassium hydroxide
  • quaternary ammonium hydroxide
  • radium hydroxide
  • rubidium hydroxide
  • sodium hydroxide
  • stannic hydroxide
  • stannous hydroxide
  • strontium hydroxide
  • thallium hydroxide
  • zinc chromate hydroxide
  • zinc hydroxide
  • zirconium hydroxide

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