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A univalent hydrogen anion, or a compound of this ion with a more electropositive element or group.
(Elements & Compounds) any compound of hydrogen with another element, including ionic compounds such as sodium hydride (NaH), covalent compounds such as borane (B2H6), and the transition metal hydrides formed when certain metals, such as palladium, absorb hydrogen
hy•dride(ˈhaɪ draɪd, -drɪd)
a binary compound formed by hydrogen and another, usu. more electropositive element or group.
A compound of hydrogen with another element or radical.
A compound formed between hydrogen and one other element.
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|Noun||1.||hydride - any binary compound formed by the union of hydrogen and other elements|
azoimide, HN, hydrazoic acid, hydrogen azide - a colorless explosive liquid that is volatile and poisonous and foul-smelling
binary compound - chemical compound composed of only two elements
calcium hydride, hydrolith - a saltlike binary compound (CaH2) used as a reducing agent and source of hydrogen
sodium hydride - a flammable grey crystalline binary compound (NaH)