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nitride

[ nahy-trahyd, -trid ]
/ ˈnaɪ traɪd, -trɪd /
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noun Chemistry.
a compound, containing two elements only, of which the more electronegative one is nitrogen.
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Origin of nitride

1840–50; nitr- + -ide
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British Dictionary definitions for nitride

nitride
/ (ˈnaɪtraɪd) /

noun
a compound of nitrogen with a more electropositive element, for example magnesium nitride, Mg 3 N 2
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