Associations to the word «Hydroxide»


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

Dictionary definition

HYDROXIDE, noun. A compound of an oxide with water.
HYDROXIDE, noun. A chemical compound containing the hydroxyl group.

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley