Meaning of acetylide

a•cet•y•lide

Pronunciation: (u-set'l-īd"), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. any compound derived from acetylene by the replacement of one or both of its hydrogen atoms by a metal, as silver acetylide, AgCl.
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