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[suhl-fahyd, -fid] /ˈsʌl faɪd, -fɪd/
noun, Chemistry.
a compound of sulfur with a more electropositive element or, less often, a group.
Origin of sulfide
1830-40; sulf(ur) + -ide
Related forms
subsulfide, noun Unabridged
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sulfide in Medicine

sulfide sul·fide (sŭl'fīd')
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
A chemical compound of sulfur and another element or radical, such as hydrogen sulfide.
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