[ uh-set-l-ahyd ]
/ əˈsɛt lˌaɪd /
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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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The conditions under which the explosive copper acetylide is made in laboratories can not well occur in generators or gas holders.
This solution absorbs acetylene with the precipitation of red cuprous acetylide, Cu2C2, a very explosive compound.
British Dictionary definitions for acetylide
/ (əˈsɛtɪˌlaɪd) /
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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