Definitions for oxideˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd; ˈɒk sɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ox•ideˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd; ˈɒk sɪd(n.)
a compound in which oxygen is bonded to one or more electropositive atoms.
Origin of oxide:
1780–90; < F (now oxyde),b. oxygène and acide
any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
A binary chemical compound of oxygen with another chemical element.
Origin: Archaic oxide (now oxyde).