What is a halide?

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Halide is a binary compound, containing one of the halogen elements, chlorine, fluorine, bromine and iodine, as a building block. Most halides are soft and fragile and some are soluble in water.
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hal·ide
[hal-ahyd, -id, hey-lahyd, -lid]
NOUN
1.
a chemical compound in which one of the elements is a halogen.
ADJECTIVE
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a halide.
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A compound that contains halogen and just one other compound such as a fluoride or chloride is known as a halide. Sodium chloride and potassium chloride are examples of halide.
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