Definition of hydroxide in English:

hydroxide

Syllabification: hy·drox·ide
Pronunciation: /hīˈdräkˌsīd
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A compound of a metal with the hydroxide ion OH (as in many alkalis) or the group —OH.
    More example sentences
    • Nitrates are formed from reacting nitric acid with metal oxides, hydroxides, or carbonates.
    • Soaps are created by the chemical reaction of a fatty acid with an alkali metal hydroxide.
    • Initially, the ammonia and carbon dioxide reacts with water to form the weak electrolytes, ammonium hydroxide and carbonic acid.

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