Other definitions for -ide (2 of 2)
a suffix used in the names of chemical compounds: bromide.
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How to use IDE in a sentence
D'ailleurs j'ai quelque IDE moi-mme de faire une course Paris ce printems prochain.Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794) Volume 1 (of 2) | Edward Gibbon
If you will 'ave to do with Prime Ministers you can't 'IDE yourself under a bushel.The Prime Minister | Anthony Trollope
It is of those who have acceded with Renan "La btise humaine est la seule chose qui donne une IDE de l'infini."Instigations | Ezra Pound
We have the sign IGÛ in the colophon where it occurs with ÂU, “water”, a-IDE meaning “water of the eye”.Sumerian Hymns | Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh
Valv test 6; basis membranacea, sed interdum ad speciem calcarea, IDE quod parietes inflectuntur.A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) | Charles Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for ide (1 of 2)
another name for the silver orfe: See orfe
British Dictionary definitions for -ide (2 of 2)
(added to the combining form of the nonmetallic or electronegative elements) indicating a binary compound: sodium chloride
indicating an organic compound derived from another: acetanilide
indicating one of a class of compounds or elements: peptide; lanthanide
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Scientific definitions for -ide
A suffix used to form the names of various chemical compounds, especially the second part of the name of a compound that has two members (such as sodium chloride) or the name of a general type of compound (such as polysaccharide).
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