A suffix used to form the names of various chemical compounds, especially the second part of the name of a compound that has two members (such as sodium chloride ) or the name of a general type of compound (such as polysaccharide ).
(1) (Integrated Development Environment) A set of programming tools for writing applications (source code editor, compiler, debugger, etc.), all activated from a common user interface and set of menus. IDEs are standard procedure for program development. See Eclipse, Xcode, Visual Studio, compiler and debugger.