copper hydroxide

  1. a blue, water-insoluble, poisonous powder, Cu(OH)2, used in the manufacture of rayon, as a source for copper salts, and as a mordant.

  • Also called cupric hydroxide.

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How to use copper hydroxide in a sentence

  • Cellulose is also soluble in an ammoniacal solution of copper hydroxide.

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