hydrated oxide

Other forms: hydrated oxides

Definitions of hydrated oxide
  1. noun
    a compound of an oxide with water
    synonyms: hydroxide
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    aluminium hydroxide, aluminum hydroxide, hydrated aluminium oxide, hydrated aluminum oxide
    white crystalline compound that occurs naturally as the mineral gibbsite
    calcium hydrate, calcium hydroxide, caustic lime, hydrated lime, lime, lime hydrate, slaked lime
    a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
    magnesium hydroxide
    a white crystalline powder used chiefly in medicines
    caustic potash, potash, potassium hydroxide
    a potassium compound often used in agriculture and industry
    caustic soda, sodium hydroxide
    a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds
    type of:
    chemical compound, compound
    (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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