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Univalent halogen, or a compound of a halogen, especially a binary compound of a halogen with a more electropositive element.
1. (Elements & Compounds) a binary compound containing a halogen atom or ion in combination with a more electropositive element
2. (Elements & Compounds) any organic compound containing halogen atoms in its molecules
hal•ide(ˈhæl aɪd, -ɪd, ˈheɪ laɪd, -lɪd)
1. a chemical compound in which one of the elements is a halogen.adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of such a compound.
[1875–80; hal (ogen) + -ide]
A chemical compound consisting of a halogen and another element, especially one such as sodium or potassium that readily shares electrons. Salt is a halide.
A compound which a halogen makes with another element. Metal halides are ionic; nonmetal halides are formed by covalent bonding.
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|Noun||1.||halide - a salt of any halogen acid|
bromide - any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; formerly used as a sedative but now generally replaced by safer drugs
fluoride - a salt of hydrofluoric acid
iodide - a salt or ester of hydriodic acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
chloride - any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion)
tetrahalide - any halide containing four halogen atoms in its molecules
n. haloide, haluro, sales producidas por la combinación de un elemento halógeno y un metal.