sulphide
chiefly British variant of sulfide

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sulphide — Sul phide, n. (Chem.) A binary compound of sulphur, or one so regarded; formerly called {sulphuret}. [1913 Webster] {Double sulphide} (Chem.), a compound of two sulphides. {Hydrogen sulphide}. (Chem.) See under {Hydrogen}. {Metallic sulphide}, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sulphide — (US sulfide) ► NOUN Chemistry ▪ a compound of sulphur with another element or group …   English terms dictionary

  • sulphide — [[t]sʌ̱lfaɪd[/t]] sulphides N MASS: oft n N A sulphide is a compound of sulphur with some other chemical elements. ...hydrogen sulphide. (in AM, use sulfide) …   English dictionary

  • sulphide — UK [ˈsʌlfaɪd] / US [ˈsʌlˌfaɪd] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms sulphide : singular sulphide plural sulphides chemistry a mixture of sulphur and another chemical element …   English dictionary

  • sulphide — /ˈsʌlfaɪd/ (say sulfuyd) noun a compound formed of sulphur and another chemical element or radical, usually one more electropositive than sulphur. Also, sulfide. –sulphidic /sʌlˈfɪdɪk/ (say sul fidik), adjective Usage: Traditionally sulphide has… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sulphide — sul·phide || sÊŒlfaɪd n. compound of sulphur and another element or radical (Chemistry) adj. containing sulphide (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sulphide — sul|phide BrE sulfide AmE [ˈsʌlfaıd] n [U and C] a mixture of sulphur with another substance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sulphide — [ sʌlfʌɪd] (US sulfide) noun Chemistry a compound of sulphur with another element or group …   English new terms dictionary

  • sulphide — BrE, sulfide AmE noun (C, U) a mixture of sulphur with another substance …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sulphide — n. (US sulfide) Chem. a binary compound of sulphur …   Useful english dictionary

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