acetylide

[uh-set-l-ahyd]
noun Chemistry.
any compound derived from acetylene by the replacement of one or both of its hydrogen atoms by a metal, as silver acetylide, Ag 2 Cl 2 .

Origin:
acetyl + -ide

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acetylide (əˈsɛtɪˌlaɪd)
 
n
any of a class of carbides in which the carbon is present as a diatomic divalent ion (C22--). They are formally derivatives of acetylene

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Mixing calcium carbide with silver nitrate solutions forms silver acetylide, a highly sensitive explosive.
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