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hydroxyl ion

noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In the near-infrared, all the spectral features are due to the vibrations of the hydroxyl ion.
  • The hydroxyl ion has only one stretching mode and its wavelength position is dependent on the ion to which it is attached.
  • Since fluorite solubility is not often attained in groundwater, hydroxyl ion exchange is also an important fluoride control.
  • The oxidation of formate ion in this system produces carbonate ion and consumes hydroxyl ion.
  • Hydrous manganese dioxides show a strong tendency to adsorb hydroxyl ion.

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