sulfide

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noun sul·fide \ˈsəl-ˌfīd\

Definition of sulfide

  1. 1 :  any of various organic compounds characterized by a sulfur atom attached to two carbon atoms

  2. 2 :  a binary compound (as CuS) of sulfur usually with a more electropositive element or group :  a salt of hydrogen sulfide

1836

First Known Use of sulfide

1836


SULFIDE Defined for English Language Learners

sulfide

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noun sul·fide \ˈsəl-ˌfīd\

Definition of sulfide for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

sulfide

noun sul·fide
variants: or chiefly British

sulphide

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Medical Definition of sulfide

  1. 1:  any of various organic compounds characterized by a sulfur atom attached to two carbon atoms

  2. 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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