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Definition of "alkoxide" []

  • Any organic compound derived from an alcohol by replacement of a hydrogen atom with a metal or other cationic species. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "alkoxide" in a sentence
  • "By the mid 1980's we had developed what I call well-defined catalysts for both the olefin and acetylene metathesis reactions that contained sterically protecting imido and/or alkoxide ligands."
  • "The acidity of alcohols is also affected by the overall stability of the alkoxide ion."
  • "On the other hand, the presence of electron-donating group will result in a less stable alkoxide ion formed."
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