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Hydroxyl Bond

  1. Jul 25, 2012 #1
    I read about it in a book but I find anything about in the web. How is it formed and how does it behave?
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  3. Jul 25, 2012 #2
    Do you mean hydrogen bond? Hydroxyl group? I haven't heard of hydroxyl bonds.
  4. Jul 25, 2012 #3
  5. Jul 25, 2012 #4
    I assume they're talking about hydrogen bonding, which is where oxygen and hydrogen atoms are attracted to each other and form weak bonds due to a difference in electronegativity. It sounds like hydroxyl bond is another name for hydrogen bond.
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