hydride

noun
hy·dride | \ ˈhī-ˌdrīd \

Definition of hydride 

: a compound of hydrogen with a more electropositive element or group

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Both the car’s nickel-metal-hydride hybrid battery and 9.5-gallon fuel tank are below the rear seat, allowing the interior to have a total of 104 cubic feet of space, including 87.4 cubic feet in the passenger compartment. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "COMPACT," 13 July 2018 And the hybrid model was updated with a lithium-ion battery pack, replacing nickel-metal hydride. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "2018 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: When mileage and elegance matter," 15 May 2018 There is a lithium-ion battery pack on the LE grade, and a nickel-metal-hydride battery on SE and XLE versions. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Stylishly redesigned Toyota Camry has lots of new technology, features," 16 Mar. 2018 There is a lithium-ion battery pack on the LE grade, and a nickel-metal-hydride battery on SE and XLE versions. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Stylishly redesigned Toyota Camry has lots of new technology, features," 16 Mar. 2018 There is a lithium-ion battery pack on the LE grade, and a nickel-metal-hydride battery on SE and XLE versions. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Stylishly redesigned Toyota Camry has lots of new technology, features," 16 Mar. 2018 This takes the 206-volt direct current (DC) from the Prius’s nickel metal-hydride battery and converts it into the three-phase 500-volt alternating current (AC) needed to drive the car’s two electric motor/generators. The Economist, "Do electric cars dream of software fixes?," 22 Apr. 2018 There is a lithium-ion battery pack on the LE grade, and a nickel-metal-hydride battery on SE and XLE versions. G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, "Stylishly redesigned Toyota Camry has lots of new technology, features," 16 Mar. 2018 It can be driven at low speeds for short distances on battery power from 37 kWh nickel metal hydride hybrid battery. Mark Maynard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "2018 Lexus RX 350L: The 3-row prescription for family travel," 6 Apr. 2018

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1869, in the meaning defined above

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hydride

noun
hy·dride | \ ˈhī-ˌdrīd \

Medical Definition of hydride 

: a compound of hydrogen with a more electropositive element or group

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