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A binary compound of arsenic with a more electropositive element.
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(Elements & Compounds) a compound in which arsenic is the most electronegative element
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(ˈɑr səˌnaɪd, -nɪd)

a binary compound of arsenic and an electropositive element, as silver arsenide, Ag3As.
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Noun1.arsenide - a compound of arsenic with a more positive element
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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Over 200 different mineral forms of arsenic occur, of which Arsenates are about 60%, sulfides and sulfosalts make 20%, and arsenides, arsenites, oxides, silicates, and elemental arsenic make the remaining 20% [3,4].
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