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IDE

abbreviation

Definition of IDE

  1. integrated drive electronics




-ide

noun suffix

Simple Definition of -ide

  • chemistry : a chemical made up of two or more elements

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of -ide

  1. 1 :  binary chemical compound —added to the contracted name of the nonmetallic or more electronegative element <hydrogen sulfide> or group <cyanide>

  2. 2 :  chemical compound derived from or related to another (usually specified) compound <anhydride> <glucoside>

Variants of -ide

also -id

Origin of -ide

German & French; German -id, from French -ide (as in oxide)


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