haloid

[hal-oid, hey-loid]Chemistry
adjective
  1. Also hal·o·gen·oid [hal-uh-juh-noid, hey-luh-] /ˈhæl ə dʒəˌnɔɪd, ˈheɪ lə-/. resembling or derived from a halogen.
noun
  1. a haloid salt or derivative from a halogen.

Origin of haloid

First recorded in 1835–45; hal- + -oid
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Contemporary Examples of haloid

  • Haloid spent nearly 15 years and $75 million developing prototype copiers, even building a factory in 1954 far ahead of demand.

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  • By 1961, when the company changed its name from Haloid to Xerox, 10,000 had been installed.

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British Dictionary definitions for haloid

haloid

adjective
  1. resembling or derived from a halogena haloid salt
noun
  1. a compound containing halogen atoms in its molecules; halide
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