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amphid


amphid


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amphid  \Am"phid\,  n.  [Gr.  'a`mfw  both:  cf  F.  amphide.]  (Chem.) 
  A  salt  of  the  class  formed  by  the  combination  of  an  acid  and 
  a  base,  or  by  the  union  of  two  oxides,  two  sulphides, 
  selenides,  or  tellurides,  as  distinguished  from  a  {haloid} 
  compound.  [R.]  --Berzelius.