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hydriodic acid

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noun
a colorless corrosive liquid, HI, an aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide.
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Origin of hydriodic acid

First recorded in 1810–20

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British Dictionary definitions for hydriodic acid

hydriodic acid
/ (ˌhaɪdrɪˈɒdɪk) /

noun
the colourless or pale yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide: a strong acid

Word Origin for hydriodic acid

C19: from hydro- + iodic
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