- a compound of sulphur with a more electropositive element
- another name for thio-ether
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Examples from the Web for sulphide
The most important are the sulphide, carbonate, and hydroxide.
Antimony is prepared from the sulphide in a very simple manner.
This sulphide will give tones which are sepia brown with most papers.Bromide Printing and Enlarging
John A. Tennant
It looked like gin, and it smelt like a sulphide factory when it got on my clothes.The La Chance Mine Mystery
Susan Carleton Jones
The remaining 85 per cent is derived from the sulphide group.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith