Definition of Calcium hydride
1. Noun. A saltlike binary compound (CaH2) used as a reducing agent and source of hydrogen.
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Literary usage of Calcium hydride
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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"calcium hydride. CaH,. Calcium does not unite with hydrogen at the ordinary ... calcium hydride shows a marked dissociation from 600°, reaching one ..."
2. Industrial Hydrogen by Hugh Stott Taylor (1921)
"The commercial product, which is a white crystalline powder, containing about 90 per cent calcium hydride together with some nitride and oxide, yields, ..."
3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"calcium hydride may be prepared by passing hydrogen over metallic calcium in ... When carbon acts on calcium hydride some methane is evolved above 270°. ..."
4. Some Chemical Problems of Today by Robert Kennedy Duncan (1911)
"They obviously have in mind, partly at least, the manufacture of ammonia through calcium hydride. But this calcium hydride has a utility ..."
5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Experimental Section Pyridine for preparative purposes was distilled from calcium hydride and stored under nitrogen. For molecular weight determinations it ..."
6. Coal-tar and Ammonia by Georg Lunge (1916)
"... and purest carbon could not be effected ; no more that from calcium hydride and carbon, nor by the action of acetylene on calcium or calcium hydride. ..."
7. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1899)
"calcium hydride—Preparation and Properties.—Henri Moissan prepares calcium hydride by the direct union of pure crystallized calcium and pure dry hydrogen. ..."