Origin of nitride
Examples from the Web for nitride
It combines directly with nitrogen, when heated in the gas, to form the nitride Mg3N2 (see Argon).
It blackens in the air, forming a nitride, and decomposes water.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
It rapidly alters on exposure to the air, probably forming a nitride.A Brief Account of Radio-activity|Francis Preston Venable
When free from nitride it is silver-white in color, and has a brilliant surface.
A nitride appears to be formed when nitrogen is passed over heated iron, since the metal is rendered brittle.