- Also hal·o·gen·oid [hal-uh-juh-noid, hey-luh-] /ˈhæl ə dʒəˌnɔɪd, ˈheɪ lə-/. resembling or derived from a halogen.
- a haloid salt or derivative from a halogen.
Origin of haloid
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Haloid spent nearly 15 years and $75 million developing prototype copiers, even building a factory in 1954 far ahead of demand.
By 1961, when the company changed its name from Haloid to Xerox, 10,000 had been installed.
We have, in fact, but the one resource—the allotropic modification of the haloid—whereby to explain all these orders of stability.The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays
J. (John) Joly
The haloid salts are easily volatilized, without decomposition.
- resembling or derived from a halogena haloid salt
- a compound containing halogen atoms in its molecules; halide
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