hydrogen donor

n.

A substance or compound that gives up or transfers a hydrogen atom to another substance.

Nearby words

  1. hydrogen bond,
  2. hydrogen bromide,
  3. hydrogen carbonate,
  4. hydrogen chloride,
  5. hydrogen cyanide,
  6. hydrogen electrode,
  7. hydrogen embrittlement,
  8. hydrogen fluoride,
  9. hydrogen iodide,
  10. hydrogen ion


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