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nitride

noun ni·tride \ ˈnī-ˌtrīd \

Definition of nitride

: a binary compound of nitrogen with a more electropositive element

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nitride

verb

Definition of nitride

nitrided; nitriding
transitive verb
: to case-harden (a material, such as steel) by causing the surface to absorb nitrogen

First Known Use of nitride

1928


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nitride

noun ni·tride \ ˈnī-ˌtrīd \

medical Definition of nitride

: a binary compound of nitrogen with a more electropositive element

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