lithium aluminum hydride


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lithium aluminum hydride

[′lith·ē·əm ə′lü·mə·nəm ′hī‚drīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
LiAlH4 A compound made by the reaction of lithium hydride and aluminum chloride; a powerful reducing agent for specific linkages in complex molecules; used in organic synthesis.
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