Halide definitions

hăl'īd', hā'līd'
Univalent halogen, or a compound of a halogen, especially a binary compound of a halogen with a more electropositive element.
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A compound in which a halogen is combined with a certain element, radical, etc.
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A chemical compound consisting of a halogen and another element, especially a strongly electropositive metal such as sodium or potassium. Salt is a halide.
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(chemistry) A salt of any halogen acid.

Potassium iodide is a halide.

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Origin of halide

See halogen.