sulfide

[ suhl-fahyd, -fid ]
/ ˈsʌl faɪd, -fɪd /

noun Chemistry.

a compound of sulfur with a more electropositive element or, less often, a group.

Origin of sulfide

1830–40; sulf(ur) + -ide

OTHER WORDS FROM sulfide

sub·sul·fide, noun
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Medicine definitions for sulfide

sulfide
[ sŭlfīd′ ]

n.

A compound of bivalent sulfur with an electropositive element or group, especially a binary compound of sulfur with a metal.
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Science definitions for sulfide

sulfide
[ sŭlfīd′ ]

A chemical compound of sulfur and another element or radical, such as hydrogen sulfide.
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