copper hydroxide

noun

Definition of copper hydroxide

: a hydroxide or hydrated oxide of copper specifically : the hydroxide Cu(OH)2 obtained as a blue precipitate by the action of alkali on cupric salt solutions or as blue crystals and used chiefly as a mordant and in preparing cuprammonium solution

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“Copper hydroxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copper%20hydroxide. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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