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alk•ox•ide



Pronunciation: (al-kok'sīd, -sid), [key]
n. Chem.
a compound formed from an alcohol by the replacement of the hydrogen of the hydroxyl group with a metal, as sodium methoxide, CH3ONa, from methyl alcohol, CH3OH. Also called alcoholate.

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