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acetylide

[ uh-set-l-ahyd ]
/ əˈsɛt lˌaɪd /
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noun Chemistry.
any compound derived from acetylene by the replacement of one or both of its hydrogen atoms by a metal, as silver acetylide, Ag2Cl2.
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acetylide
/ (əˈsɛtɪˌlaɪd) /

noun
any of a class of carbides in which the carbon is present as a diatomic divalent ion (C 2 2–). They are formally derivatives of acetylene
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