halide

noun
ha·​lide | \ ˈha-ˌlīd How to pronounce halide (audio) , ˈhā- How to pronounce halide (audio) \

Definition of halide

: a binary compound of a halogen with a more electropositive element or radical

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Each of these 3-foot-square fixtures contains a 2,000-watt metal-halide bulb pointed inward at reflectors. Ben Paynter, WIRED, "Lighting F1 Racing’s First Twilight Run," 1 Nov. 2011

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First Known Use of halide

1855, in the meaning defined above

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halide

noun
ha·​lide | \ ˈhal-ˌīd How to pronounce halide (audio) , ˈhā-ˌlīd How to pronounce halide (audio) \

Medical Definition of halide

: a binary compound of a halogen with a more electropositive element or radical

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