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Other definitions for IDE (2 of 2)
a suffix used in the names of chemical compounds: bromide.
Origin of -ide
Extracted from oxide
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How to use IDE in a sentence
D'ailleurs j'ai quelque ide moi-mme de faire une course Paris ce printems prochain.
If you will 'ave to do with Prime Ministers you can't 'ide yourself under a bushel.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
It is of those who have acceded with Renan "La btise humaine est la seule chose qui donne une ide de l'infini."Instigations|Ezra Pound
We have the sign IGÛ in the colophon where it occurs with ÂU, “water”, a-ide meaning “water of the eye”.Sumerian Hymns|Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh
Valv test 6; basis membranacea, sed interdum ad speciem calcarea, ide quod parietes inflectuntur.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2)|Charles Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for IDE (1 of 2)
/ (aɪd) /
another name for the silver orfeSee orfe
Word Origin for ide
C19: from New Latin idus, from Swedish id
British Dictionary definitions for IDE (2 of 2)
suffix forming nouns
(added to the combining form of the nonmetallic or electronegative elements) indicating a binary compoundsodium chloride
indicating an organic compound derived from anotheracetanilide
indicating one of a class of compounds or elementspeptide; lanthanide
Word Origin for -ide
from German -id, from French oxide oxide, based on the suffix of acide acid
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Scientific definitions for IDE
A suffix used to form the names of various chemical compounds, especially the second part of the name of a compound that has two members (such as sodium chloride) or the name of a general type of compound (such as polysaccharide).
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