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Divalent sulfur, or a compound of divalent sulfur with an electropositive element or group, especially a binary compound of sulfur with a metal.
sul•fide(ˈsʌl faɪd, -fɪd)
a compound of sulfur with a more electropositive element or, less often, group.
A chemical compound of sulfur and another element or radical, such as hydrogen sulfide.
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|Noun||1.||sulfide - a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive|
atomic number 16, sulfur, sulphur, S - an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
pyrites - any of various metallic-looking sulfides (of which pyrite is the commonest)
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
hydrogen sulfide - a sulfide having the unpleasant smell of rotten eggs
iron disulfide - a compound containing two atoms of sulfur combined with iron
cadmium sulfide - a yellow sulfide used chiefly as a pigment