methoxide

[ meth-ok-sahyd, -sid ]
/ mɛθˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd /

noun Chemistry.

Origin of methoxide

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British Dictionary definitions for methoxide

methoxide
/ (mɛθˈɒksaɪd) /

noun

a saltlike compound in which the hydrogen atom in the hydroxyl group of methanol has been replaced by a metal atom, usually an alkali metal atom as in sodium methoxide, NaOCH 3Also called: methylate
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