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hy·drox·ide / hīˈdräkˌsīd/ • n. Chem. a compound of a metal with the hydroxide ion OH− (as in many alkalis) or the group −OH.
hydroxide Inorganic chemical compound containing the group –OH, which acts as a base. Household ammonia is an example. The strong inorganic bases such as potassium hydroxide (KOH) dissociate (break down) in water almost completely to provide many hydroxyl ions.
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