a nest or brood, especially of pheasants.

1670–80; < Latin nīdus nest Unabridged
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nide (naɪd)
another word for nye
[C17: from Latin nīdus nest]

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Example sentences
Inhibition of respiration is an extensively studied effect of cya- nide.
Cyanide treatment by an alkaline chlorination process is now widely used and can achieve nearly complete cya- nide destruction.
Treatment includes solid settling and alkaline chlorination for cya- nide and phenol destruction.
The next section covers general issues in pollution prevention for cya- nide-based plating.
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