Related formshy·drox·yl·ic [hahy-drok-sil-ik] /ˌhaɪ drɒkˈsɪl ɪk/, adjective
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Solutions of pure hypochlorites are alkaline in reaction because of the excess of hydroxyl ions (minimum concentration 1 × 10-4).Chlorination of Water|Joseph Race
When the glucosides are hydrolyzed, they yield glucose and the hydroxyl compound of the radical with which it is united.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
The alkaline, or soapy taste, is the perception of hydroxyl radicles charged with negative electricity.Creative Chemistry|Edwin E. Slosson
The hydrogen of the hydroxyl group in phenol can be replaced by metals, by alkyl groups and by acid radicals.
The basic character of a solution is determined by the presence of the hydroxyl radical OH-.The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc