hydroxide

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: hī-drŏks'-īd, IPA (key): /haɪ.ˈdrɒks.aɪd/

Noun[change]

Singular
hydroxide

Plural
hydroxides

  1. (chemistry) A hydroxide is a name given to the diatomic anion (OH-), it is made up of oxygen and hydrogen atoms.
  2. A hydroxide is any substance containing such an anion.