hydroxonium ion


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hydroxonium ion

(ˌhaɪdrɒkˈsəʊnɪəm) or

hydroxium

n
(Chemistry) a positive ion, H3O+, formed by the attachment of a proton to a water molecule: occurs in solutions of acids and behaves like a hydrogen ion. Also called: hydronium ion
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