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2 definitions found
 for hydride
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hydride \Hy"dride\, n. [Hydr- + ide.] (Chem.)
     A compound of the binary type, in which hydrogen is united
     with some other element.
  
     lith"i*um hy"dride, n. (Chem.) A hydride of lithium, LiH,
        commonly used as a powerful reducing agent in organic
        chemistry.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hydride
      n 1: any binary compound formed by the union of hydrogen and
           other elements

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