Definition of hydride in English:
noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A binary compound of hydrogen with a metal.
- Lithium aluminum hydride is an important reducing agent in organic chemistry.
- The hydride is a complex alloy of rare-earth elements and other metals that may be decomposed and reformed reversibly.
- One of the problems with metal hydride is that the stored hydrogen is chemically bound to the metal.
Definition of hydride in:
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