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hydroxide

Syllabification: hy·drox·ide
Pronunciation: /hīˈdräkˌsīd
 
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Definition of hydroxide in English:

noun

Chemistry
A compound of a metal with the hydroxide ion OH (as in many alkalis) or the group —OH.
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.

Words that rhyme with hydroxide

dioxide, dockside, monoxide, oxide, peroxide

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