sulfide

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sul·fide

noun \ˈsəl-ˌfīd\

chemistry : a compound that contains sulfur and one or more other chemical elements

Full Definition of SULFIDE

1
:  any of various organic compounds characterized by a sulfur atom attached to two carbon atoms
2
:  a binary compound (as CuS) of sulfur usually with a more electropositive element or group :  a salt of hydrogen sulfide

First Known Use of SULFIDE

1836

sul·fide

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SULFIDE

1
: any of various organic compounds characterized by a sulfur atom attached to two carbon atoms
2
: a binary compound (as CuS) of sulfur usually with a more electropositive element or group : a salt of hydrogen sulfide

Variants of SULFIDE

sul·fide or chiefly British sul·phide \ˈsəl-ˌfīd\

sulfide

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Any of three classes of chemical compounds containing the element sulfur. The three classes of sulfides include inorganic sulfides, organic sulfides (thioethers), and phosphine sulfides. Sulfides of many metals are naturally occurring minerals; for example, pyrite (fool's gold) is a sulfide of iron, FeS. Sulfides are important components of lithium and sodium sulfide batteries, and phosphorous sulfides are used in the tips of strike-anywhere matches and in the preparation of industrial lubricant additives.

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