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1nitride

noun ni·tride \ˈnī-ˌtrīd\

Definition of NITRIDE

:  a binary compound of nitrogen with a more electropositive element
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Origin of NITRIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1850

2nitride

verb
ni·trid·edni·trid·ing

Definition of NITRIDE

transitive verb
:  to case-harden (as steel) by causing the surface to absorb nitrogen

First Known Use of NITRIDE

1928
Medical Dictionary

nitride

noun ni·tride \ˈnī-ˌtrīd\

Medical Definition of NITRIDE

:  a binary compound of nitrogen with a more electropositive element

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