an·​ti·​mo·​nide | \ ˈan-ti-mə-ˌnīd How to pronounce antimonide (audio) \

Definition of antimonide

: a binary compound of antimony with a more electropositive element

Examples of antimonide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Using an electroplating process, the foam is coated with the copper antimonide anode. Tamara Chuang, The Denver Post, "Your smartphone battery is going to get way better if Prieto can turn its 3-D battery into a commercial reality," 18 June 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'antimonide.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of antimonide

1825, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about antimonide

Time Traveler for antimonide

Time Traveler

The first known use of antimonide was in 1825

See more words from the same year

Statistics for antimonide

Cite this Entry

“Antimonide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for antimonide


an·​ti·​mo·​nide | \ ˈant-ə-mə-ˌnīd, -nəd How to pronounce antimonide (audio) \

Medical Definition of antimonide

: a binary compound of antimony with a more positive element

More from Merriam-Webster on antimonide Encyclopedia article about antimonide

Comments on antimonide

What made you want to look up antimonide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?


Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!