the univalent group –OH, as in inorganic compounds, such as sodium hydroxide, NaOH, or as in organic compounds, such as ethyl alcohol, C2H6O.
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Also called hydroxyl radical.
Origin of hydroxyl group
First recorded in 1880–85
Words nearby hydroxyl group
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Now these phenols are all more or less acid in character by virtue of the hydroxyl-group which they contain.Coal|Raphael Meldola