1. potassium-argon_dating

noun. geological dating that relies on the proportions of radioactive potassium in a rock sample and its decay product, argon.


  • geological dating

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Words that Rhyme with Potassium Hydroxide

  • monoxide

Example sentences of the word potassium-hydroxide

1. Noun Phrase
The skin obtained from the scraping is put onto a microscope slide and potassium hydroxide is applied to it.

2. Noun Phrase
Mix sodium or potassium hydroxide with water.

3. Noun Phrase
The reaction leads to the production of hydrogen gas and potassium hydroxide.

4. Noun Phrase
It reacts with water and other chemicals to form potassium hydroxide, a strong base used to neutralize acids.

2. potassium

noun. ['pəˈtæsiːəm'] a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite.


  • brine
  • metallic element
  • sylvite
  • seawater
  • atomic number 19
  • sylvine
  • K
  • saltwater
  • carnallite
  • kainite
  • metal


  • nonmetallic

3. hydroxide

noun. ['haɪˈdrɑːksaɪd'] a compound of an oxide with water.


  • calcium hydroxide
  • slaked lime
  • lime hydrate
  • calcium hydrate
  • caustic lime
  • aluminum hydroxide
  • caustic soda
  • sodium hydroxide
  • magnesium hydroxide
  • chemical compound
  • hydrated aluminium oxide
  • lime
  • aluminium hydroxide
  • caustic potash
  • hydrated lime
  • hydrated aluminum oxide
  • potash
  • compound
  • hydrated oxide


  • decrease
  • disintegrate
  • analyze
  • take away

4. hydroxide

noun. ['haɪˈdrɑːksaɪd'] a chemical compound containing the hydroxyl group.


  • compound


  • rough
  • smooth