IDE

abbreviation

Definition of IDE

  1. integrated drive electronics


-ide

noun suffix
variants: or less commonly

-id

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>

Origin and Etymology of -ide

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


IDE Defined for English Language Learners


-ide

noun suffix

Definition of -ide for English Language Learners

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


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