IDE

abbreviation

Definition of IDE

integrated drive electronics

-ide

noun suffix
variants: or less commonly -id

Definition of -ide

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