Definition of Hydrolith
1. Noun. A saltlike binary compound (CaH2) used as a reducing agent and source of hydrogen.
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Literary usage of Hydrolith
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1. Industrial Hydrogen by Hugh Stott Taylor (1921)
"Use has been made, however, of calcium in the form of its hydride, the process being known as the hydrolith process. Activated aluminium, or aluminium ..."
2. The Hydrogenation of Oils, Catalyzers Nad Catalysis and the Eneration of by Carleton Ellis (1919)
"... Simple apparatus designed by Jaubert for the decomposition of " hydrolith," which is essentially calcium hydride with some calcium oxide and nitride, ..."
3. The Electric Furnace: Its Construction, Operation and Uses by Alfred Stansfield (1914)
"It is called "hydrolith" (hydrogen stone), because, when placed in water, ... One kilogram of the hydrolith is found to yield as much as one cubic meter of ..."
4. Modern Inorganic Chemistry by Joseph William Mellor (1912)
"By simply treating hydrolith with water, hydrogen is evolved. § 9. The Diffusion of Gases. Owing to the fact that air is 14 times as heavy as an equal ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"«hydrolith» is calcium hydride. This reacts very rapidly with water, evolving hydrogen. (2) Decomposition of Acids by Metals.— When dilute sulphuric or ..."