a colorless corrosive liquid, HI, an aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use hydriodic acid in a sentence
They are not decomposed by boiling alkalis, but on heating with hydriodic acid they split into their components.
Reducing agents (zinc and caustic alkali, hydriodic acid, sodium amalgam, &c.) convert it into succinic acid.
Give the formula for the salt which phosphine forms with hydriodic acid.An Elementary Study of Chemistry | William McPherson
Write the equations for the reaction taking place when hydriodic acid is prepared from iodine, phosphorus, and water.An Elementary Study of Chemistry | William McPherson
This change can be effected in the laboratory only by heating with hydriodic acid.Alcoholic Fermentation | Arthur Harden
British Dictionary definitions for hydriodic acid
the colourless or pale yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide: a strong acid
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012