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sulfide

[suhl-fahyd, -fid]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. a compound of sulfur with a more electropositive element or, less often, a group.

Origin of sulfide

1830–40; sulf(ur) + -ide
Related formssub·sul·fide, noun
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sulfide in Medicine

sulfide

(sŭlfīd′)
n.
  1. A compound of bivalent sulfur with an electropositive element or group, especially a binary compound of sulfur with a metal.
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sulfide in Science

sulfide

[sŭlfīd′]
  1. A chemical compound of sulfur and another element or radical, such as hydrogen sulfide.
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