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oxide

[ok-sahyd, -sid] /ˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a compound in which oxygen is bonded to one or more electropositive atoms.
Also, oxid
[ok-sid] /ˈɒk sɪd/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < French (now oxyde), blend of oxygène and acide. See oxygen, acid
Related forms
oxidic
[ok-sid-ik] /ɒkˈsɪd ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for oxid

oxide

/ˈɒksaɪd/
noun
1.
any compound of oxygen with another element
2.
any organic compound in which an oxygen atom is bound to two alkyl or aryl groups; an ether or epoxide
Word Origin
C18: from French, from ox(ygène) + (ac)ide; see oxygen, acid
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Word Origin and History for oxid

oxide

n.

"compound of oxygen with another element," 1790, from French oxide (1787), coined by G. de Morveau and A. Lavoisier from ox(ygène) (see oxygen) + (ac)ide "acid" (see acid).

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oxid in Medicine

oxide ox·ide (ŏk'sīd')
n.
A binary compound of an element or a radical with oxygen.

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oxid in Science
oxide
  (ŏk'sīd')   
A compound of oxygen and another element or radical. Water (H2O) is an oxide.
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