polysulfide

[pol-ee-suhl-fahyd]

noun Chemistry.

a sulfide whose molecules contain two or more atoms of sulfur.

Nearby words

  1. polyspermy,
  2. polystichia,
  3. polystichous,
  4. polystyle,
  5. polystyrene,
  6. polysulphide,
  7. polysuspensoid,
  8. polysyllabic,
  9. polysyllable,
  10. polysyllogism

Origin of polysulfide

First recorded in 1840–50; poly- + sulfide

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