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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A compound of an oxide with water.

Usage examples (34)
  • Calcium hydroxide is also called lime or builders 'lime.
  • Calcium hydroxide is used as a processing agent, not a direct food additive.
  • The barrel was labeled sodium hydroxide, which is a hazardous liquid.
  • And it's inconclusive, but it might be potassium hydroxide, which is a minor toxicity level. for more
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