Chemistry. a salt of iodic acid, as sodium iodate, NaIO3.

verb (used with object), i·o·dat·ed, i·o·dat·ing.

Also iodinate. to iodize.

Origin of iodate

First recorded in 1830–40; iod(ic acid) + -ate2
Related formsi·o·da·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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a salt of iodic acid


(tr) another word for iodize
Derived Formsiodation, noun
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