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Univalent anionic iodine, or a compound of iodine, especially a binary compound of iodine with a more electropositive element.
1. (Elements & Compounds) a salt of hydriodic acid, containing the iodide ion, I–
2. (Elements & Compounds) a compound containing an iodine atom, such as methyl iodide, CH3I
i•o•dide(ˈaɪ əˌdaɪd, -dɪd)
1. a salt of hydriodic acid consisting of two elements, one of which is iodine, as sodium iodide, NaI.
2. a compound containing iodine.
A chemical compound consisting of iodine together with another element or radical.
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|Noun||1.||iodide - a salt or ester of hydriodic acid|
potassium iodide - a crystalline salt in organic synthesis and in making photographic emulsions and in iodized table salt
halide - a salt of any halogen acid
hydrogen iodide - a colorless gas that yields hydroiodic acid in aqueous solution
silver iodide - an iodide that is used in photography, in seeding clouds to make rain, and in medicine
sodium iodide - a crystalline salt used like potassium iodide