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

  • n. A chemical compound of a halogen with a more electropositive element or group.

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  • n. A salt of any halogen acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In chem., having a constitution similar to that of common salt; haloid: thus, potassium iodide is a halide salt analogous to sodium chlorid or common salt.

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  • n. a salt of any halogen acid


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See halogen.


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