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A colorless or white crystalline powder, HIO3, used as an astringent and disinfectant.
[French iodique, from iode, iodine; see iodine.]
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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless or pale yellow soluble crystalline substance that forms acidic aqueous solutions. Used as a reagent and disinfectant. Formula: HIO3
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a colorless or white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, HIO3, used chiefly as a reagent.
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|Noun||1.||iodic acid - a soluble crystalline acid; used as a reagent and disinfectant|
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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