hydrogen iodide


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hydrogen iodide

n.
A corrosive, colorless suffocating gas, HI, used to manufacture hydriodic acid.
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hydrogen iodide

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless poisonous corrosive gas obtained by a catalysed reaction between hydrogen and iodine vapour: used in making iodides. Formula: HI
2. (Elements & Compounds) an aqueous solution of this gas; hydriodic acid
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hy′drogen i′odide


n.
a colorless gas, HI, having a suffocating odor: the anhydride of hydriodic acid.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.hydrogen iodide - a colorless gas that yields hydroiodic acid in aqueous solution
iodide - a salt or ester of hydriodic acid
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British physicians recommended a similar range of daily intake of iodine in the form of hydrogen iodide as the ranges of iodine recommended by US physicians in the form of Lugol solution.
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