Dehydrohalogenation

Dehydrohalogenation Definition:

An elimination reaction involving the loss of H and a halogen (such as Cl, Br, or I).

Dehydrohalogenation Explained:

As the name implies de-hydration where Hydrogen is removed or extracted from a reaction. Hydroxide usually reacts with the Hydrogen that are on a molecule reacting and resulting in a product that removes Hydrogen from the molecule.