from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A binary compound of an element or radical with oxygen.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A binary chemical compound of oxygen with another chemical element.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A binary compound of oxygen with an atom or radical, or a compound which is regarded as binary
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See oxid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
French : ox(ygène), oxygen; see oxygen + (ac)ide, acid (from Latin acidus, tart, acid; see acid).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Archaic French oxide (now oxyde). (Wiktionary)