Haloid meaning

hald
Of, like, or from a halogen.
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(chemistry) Resembling salt; said of certain binary compounds consisting of a metal united to a negative element or radical, and now chiefly applied to the chlorides, bromides, iodides, and sometimes the fluorides and cyanides.
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(chemistry) Any haloid substance.
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Origin of haloid

  • Ancient Greek salt + -oid

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