copper hydroxide


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.

Nearby words

  1. copper age,
  2. copper and stone age,
  3. copper arsenite,
  4. copper beech,
  5. copper belt,
  6. copper iris,
  7. copper naphthenate,
  8. copper penny,
  9. copper pyrites,
  10. copper river

Also called cupric hydroxide.

cupric hydroxide

noun Chemistry. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019