sulfide

noun sul·fide \ ˈsəl-ˌfīd \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of sulfide

1 :any of various organic compounds characterized by a sulfur atom attached to two carbon atoms
2 :a binary compound (such as CuS) of sulfur usually with a more electropositive element or group :a salt of hydrogen sulfide

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First Known Use of sulfide

1836


SULFIDE Defined for English Language Learners

sulfide

noun

Definition of sulfide for English Language Learners

  • chemistry : a compound that contains sulfur and one or more other chemical elements


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sulfide

noun sul·fide
variants: or chiefly British sulphide play \ˈsəl-ˌfīd\

medical Definition of sulfide

1 :any of various organic compounds characterized by a sulfur atom attached to two carbon atoms
2 :a binary compound (as CuS) of sulfur usually with a more electropositive element or group :a salt of hydrogen sulfide

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