arsenide

noun
ar·​se·​nide | \ˈär-sə-ˌnīd \

Definition of arsenide 

: a binary compound of arsenic with a more electropositive element

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Ordinary laser pointers have a chip containing aluminum gallium arsenide phosphide, and emit a red beam at a wavelength of 670 nanometers. Josh Mchugh, WIRED, "Beam On," 1 Aug. 2001

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1799, in the meaning defined above

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arsenide

noun
ar·​se·​nide | \ˈärs-ᵊn-ˌīd \

Medical Definition of arsenide 

: a binary compound of arsenic with a more positive element

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