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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hydroxide  \Hy*drox"ide\,  n.  [Hydro-,  2  +  oxide.]  (Chem.) 
  A  hydrate;  a  substance  containing  hydrogen  and  oxygen,  made 
  by  combining  water  with  an  oxide,  and  yielding  water  by 
  elimination.  The  hydroxides  are  regarded  as  compounds  of 
  hydroxyl,  united  usually  with  basic  element  or  radical;  as 
  calcium  hydroxide  ethyl  hydroxide. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hydroxide 
  n  1:  a  compound  of  an  oxide  with  water  [syn:  {hydrated  oxide}] 
  2:  a  chemical  compound  containing  the  hydroxyl  group 




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