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[hahy-drahyd, -drid] /ˈhaɪ draɪd, -drɪd/

a binary compound formed by hydrogen and another, usually more electropositive, element or group, as sodium hydride, NaH, or methyl hydride, CH 4 .
any compound of hydrogen with another element, including ionic compounds such as sodium hydride (NaH), covalent compounds such as borane (B2H6), and the transition metal hydrides formed when certain metals, such as palladium, absorb hydrogen

hydride hy·dride (hī’drīd’)
A compound of hydrogen with another, more electropositive element or group.
A compound of hydrogen with another element or radical.


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