Meaning of OXIDE in English

OXIDE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈäk-ˌsīd ]

noun

Etymology: French oxide, oxyde, from ox- (from oxygène oxygen) + -ide (from acide acid)

Date: 1790

: a binary compound of oxygen with a more electropositive element or group

• ox·id·ic äk-ˈsi-dik adjective

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