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hydroxide ion

noun

  1. the anion OH−.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hydroxide ion1

First recorded in 1950–55

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Example Sentences

That is, different concentrations of hydrogen-ion or of hydroxide-ion are required to change their colors.

The second table gives, similarly, the concentrations of hydroxide-ion required to produce the changes of tint indicated.

This is an indicator for bases and acids, like litmus, but it is less sensitive to hydroxide-ion than is litmus.

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