lithium hydride

lithium hydride
Hydride Hy"dride, n. [Hydr- + ide.] (Chem.) A compound of the binary type, in which hydrogen is united with some other element.

{lith"i*um hy"dride}, n. (Chem.) A hydride of lithium, {LiH}, commonly used as a powerful reducing agent in organic chemistry. [PJC]

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  • Lithium hydride — Chembox new Name = Lithium hydride ImageFile = Lithium hydride 3D vdW.png ImageSize = 200px ImageName = Space filling model of part of the crystal structure of lithium hydride Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 7580 67 8 Section2 = Chembox… …   Wikipedia

  • lithium hydride — noun : a flammable crystalline solid LiH that is usually bluish owing to traces of metallic lithium, that is made by direct union of lithium and hydrogen at high temperatures, and that is used chiefly as a source of hydrogen and in the synthesis… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithium hydride — noun LiH, a gray solid that reacts violently with water, and can ignite spontaneously in air; it has a number of industrial applications, and is used in the manufacture of lithium aluminium hydride …   Wiktionary

  • Lithium aluminium hydride — Chembox new Name = Lithium aluminium hydride ImageFile = lialh4 sem.png ImageName = Lithium aluminium hydride ImageFile1 = lithium aluminium hydride.png ImageName1 = Structure of lithium aluminium hydride ImageFile2 = Lithium aluminium hydride… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydride — In chemistry, a hydride is the anion of hydrogen, H−, or, more commonly, a compound in which one or more hydrogen centres have nucleophilic, reducing, or basic properties. In compounds that are regarded as hydrides, hydrogen is bonded to a more… …   Wikipedia

  • Lithium triethylborohydride — Chembox new Name = Lithium triethylborohydride ImageFile = Lithiumtriethylborohydride.svg IUPACName = Lithium triethylborohydride OtherNames = Superhydride LiTEBH Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 22560 16 3 Section2 = Chembox Properties… …   Wikipedia

  • lithium — /lith ee euhm/, n. 1. Chem. a soft, silver white metallic element, the lightest of all metals, occurring combined in certain minerals. Symbol: Li; at. wt.: 6.939; at. no.: 3; sp. gr.: 0.53 at 20°C. 2. Pharm. the substance in its carbonate or… …   Universalium

  • Lithium — Eigenschaften …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lithium aluminum hydride — noun : a white flammable solid LiAlH4 soluble in ether that is made by the reaction of lithium hydride and anhydrous aluminum chloride and that is used as a reducing agent especially for organic compounds [as a carboxylic acid (RCOOH) to an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lithium deuteride — noun a form of lithium hydride in which the normal hydrogen is replaced with deuterium; used in thermonuclear weapons …   Wiktionary

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