- a compound of sulfur with a more electropositive element or, less often, a group.
Origin of sulfide
1830–40; sulf(ur) + -ide
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- A compound of bivalent sulfur with an electropositive element or group, especially a binary compound of sulfur with a metal.
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- A chemical compound of sulfur and another element or radical, such as hydrogen sulfide.
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