hydroxide ion

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noun

the anion OH−.

Nearby words

  1. hydroureter,
  2. hydrous,
  3. hydrovane,
  4. hydrovarium,
  5. hydroxide,
  6. hydroxonium ion,
  7. hydroxy,
  8. hydroxy acid,
  9. hydroxy-,
  10. hydroxyacetic acid

Origin of hydroxide ion

First recorded in 1950–55

Also called hydroxyl ion.

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