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
/ (ˌhaɪdrɪˈɒdɪk) /
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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