HyperDic: hydroxyl

English > 1 sense of the word hydroxyl:
NOUNsubstancehydroxyl, hydroxyl group, hydroxyl radicalthe monovalent group -OH in such compounds as bases and some acids and alcohols
English > hydroxyl: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe monovalent group -OH in such compounds as bases and some acids and alcohols.
Synonymshydroxyl group, hydroxyl radical
Broadergroup, radical, chemical group(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
Spanishgrupo hidroxilo, hidroxilo, oxhidrilo, radical hidroxilo
Catalanhidroxil, radical hidroxil
Adjectiveshydroxybeing or containing a hydroxyl group
trihydroxycontaining three hydroxyl groups

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