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1. hydroxyl

noun. the monovalent group -OH in such compounds as bases and some acids and alcohols.

Synonyms

  • hydroxyl radical
  • chemical group
  • radical
  • hydroxyl group

Antonyms

  • old
  • incidental
  • cauline

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Words that Rhyme with Hydroxyl Ion

  • pion

Example sentences of the word hydroxyl-ion


1. Noun Phrase
A pH above 7 indicates an excess of hydroxyl ions.

2. Noun Phrase
In contrast, a base is a substance that accepts hydrogen ions and produces negative hydroxyl ions in water.

2. ion

noun. ['ˈaɪˌɑːn, ˈaɪən'] a particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative); an atom or molecule or group that has lost or gained one or more electrons.

Synonyms

  • anion
  • subatomic particle
  • particle

Etymology

  • ἰόν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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