Dictionary

phosphide

noun phos·phide \-ˌfīd\

Definition of PHOSPHIDE

:  a binary compound of phosphorus with a more electropositive element or group

Origin of PHOSPHIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1849

phosphide

noun phos·phide \-ˌfīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOSPHIDE

:  a binary compound of phosphorus with a more electropositive element or group

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: phosphinatePrevious Word in the Dictionary: phospheneAll Words Near: phosphide
May 26, 2015
sacrilegious Hear it
grossly irreverent
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears