halide
noun Date: 1855 a binary compound of a halogen with a more electropositive element or radical

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  • halide — ► NOUN Chemistry ▪ a binary compound of a halogen with another element or group: silver halide …   English terms dictionary

  • Halide — Halide, nach Berzelius neutrale organische Verbindungen, die sich aber von anderen ähnlichen dadurch unterscheiden, daß sie wie die unorganischen aus einer Base u. einer Säure bestehen, welche erstere in diesem Falle ein Oxyd ist, das auf… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • halide — a compound of a halogen and a metal radical, 1876, from HALO (Cf. halo ) + chemical suffix IDE (Cf. ide) …   Etymology dictionary

  • halide — [hal′īd, hal′id; hā′līd΄, hā′lid] n. [ HAL(OGEN) + IDE] a compound in which a halogen is combined with a certain element, radical, etc. adj. HALOID …   English World dictionary

  • Halide — This article is about binary compound. For other uses, see Halide (disambiguation). A halide is a binary compound, of which one part is a halogen atom and the other part is an element or radical that is less electronegative (or more… …   Wikipedia

  • halide — di·halide; halide; hy·dro·halide; oxy·halide; per·halide; pho·to·halide; poly·halide; pseu·do·halide; sub·halide; tri·halide; …   English syllables

  • halide — /hal uyd, id, hay luyd, lid/, n. 1. a chemical compound in which one of the elements is a halogen. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a halide. [1875 80; HAL(OGEN) + IDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • halide — noun A salt of any halogen acid. Potassium iodide is a halide …   Wiktionary

  • halide — /ˈheɪlaɪd/ (say hayluyd), /ˈhæl / (say hal ) noun 1. a compound, usually of two elements only, one of which is a halogen. –adjective 2. of the nature of, or relating to, a halide; haloid. Also, halid /ˈheɪləd/ (say hayluhd), /ˈhæl / (say hal ).… …   Australian English dictionary

  • halide — A salt of a halogen. * * * ha·lide hal .īd, hā .līd n a binary compound of a halogen with a more electropositive element or radical * * * hal·ide (halґīd) 1. haloid. 2. a binary compound of one of the halogens (fluorine, chlorine, bromine,… …   Medical dictionary

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