hydroxide
1. A compound containing a potentially ionizable hydroxyl group; particularly a compound that liberates OH upon dissolving in water. 2. The h. anion, OH.

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hy·drox·ide hī-'dräk-.sīd n
1) the monovalent anion OH- consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of oxygen called also hydroxide ion
2) an ionic compound of hydroxide with an element or group

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hy·drox·ide (hi-drokґsīd) any compound of hydroxyl radical (OH), or of hydroxide ion, OH, with another radical or atom.

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  • hydroxide — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1851 1. the monovalent anion OH consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of oxygen called also hydroxide ion 2. an ionic compound of hydroxide with an element or group …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hydroxide — UK [haɪˈdrɒksaɪd] / US [haɪˈdrɑksaɪd] noun [countable] Word forms hydroxide : singular hydroxide plural hydroxides chemistry a chemical compound that contains oxygen and hydrogen in the form OH …   English dictionary

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