HyperDic: hydroxide

English > 2 senses of the word hydroxide:
NOUNsubstancehydroxide, hydrated oxidea compound of an oxide with water
substancehydroxidea chemical compound containing the hydroxyl group
hydroxide > pronunciation
Soundshhaydraa'ksayd
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English > hydroxide: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA compound of an oxide with water.
Synonymhydrated oxide
Narroweraluminum hydroxide, aluminium hydroxide, hydrated aluminum oxide, hydrated aluminium oxidewhite crystalline compound that occurs naturally as the mineral gibbsite
calcium hydroxide, lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrateA caustic substance produced by heating limestone
magnesium hydroxideA white crystalline powder used chiefly in medicines
potash, caustic potash, potassium hydroxideA potassium compound often used in agriculture and industry
sodium hydroxide, caustic sodaA strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishhidróxido, óxido hidratado
Catalanhidròxid
English > hydroxide: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA chemical compound containing the hydroxyl group.
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishhidróxido
Catalanhidròxid

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