Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A binary compound of fluorine with another element.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any salt of hydrofluoric acid; for example, potassium fluoride.
  • n. A binary compound of fluorine and another element or radical.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A binary compound of fluorine with another element or radical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a compound of fluorin with another element.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a salt of hydrofluoric acid

Etymologies

fluor(ine) + -ide.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
fluor(ine) + -ide (Wiktionary)

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