alkoxide

Definitions:

  • An organic compound in which the hydrogen of the hydroxyl group of an alcohol has been replaced by a metal.
  • Any <xref>organic</xref> <xref>compound</xref> derived from an <xref>alcohol</xref> by replacement of a <xref>hydrogen</xref> atom with a <xref>metal</xref> or other <xref>cationic</xref> species.
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