noun ber·thol·lide \ˈbər-thə-ˌlīd; (ˌ)bər-ˈthä-ˌlīd, -ləd\

Definition of berthollide



  1. :  a solid chemical compound (such as some metallic hydrides and the tungsten bronzes) that does not conform to the law of definite proportions :  a nonstoichiometric compound —distinguished from daltonide

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Origin and Etymology of berthollide

C.L. Berthollet + English -ide

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to cast off or become cast off

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