In chemistry, a phosphide is a compound of phosphorus with a less electronegative element or elements. Binary compounds are formed with the majority of less electronegative elements with the exception of Hg, Pb, Sb, Bi, Te, Po. Typically there are a range of stoichiometries with each element; for example, potassium has nine phosphides (K3P, K4P3,
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Phos'phide noun (Chemistry)
A binary compound of phosphorus.
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<chemistry> A binary compound of phosphorus. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) A binary compound of phosphorus.
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phosphide Any compound of phosphorus with a more electropositive element; for example, a metal.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fos′fīd Definitions: 1. A compound of phosphorus with valence −3, sodium phosphide, Na3
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