acetylide

[ uh-set-l-ahyd ]
/ əˈsɛt lˌaɪd /

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.

Nearby words

  1. acetylcysteine,
  2. acetylene,
  3. acetylene series,
  4. acetylformic acid,
  5. acetylic,
  6. acetylize,
  7. acetylmethylcarbinol,
  8. acetylsalicylate,
  9. acetylsalicylic acid,
  10. acetyltransferase

Origin of acetylide


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British Dictionary definitions for acetylide

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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