A compound of a metal with the hydroxide ion OH− (as in many alkalis) or the group —OH.
- 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 hydroxidedioxide, dockside, monoxide, oxide, peroxide
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