Meaning of ALKOXIDE (ALKOXIDE ION) in English


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(RO - M + ) . An ionic compound formed by removal of hydrogen ions from the hydroxyl group in an alcohol using reactive metals, e. g. sodium. For example, potassium metal reacts with methanol (CH 3 OH) to produce potassium methoxide (KOCH 3 ).

General chemistry English glossary.      Английский глоссарий общей химии.