a salt of hydriotic acid consisting of two elements, one of which is iodine, as sodium iodide, NaI.
a compound containing iodine, as methyl iodide.
Origin of iodide
Related formssub·i·o·dide, noun
First recorded in 1815–25; iod-
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British Dictionary definitions for iodide
a salt of hydriodic acid, containing the iodide ion, I –
a compound containing an iodine atom, such as methyl iodide, CH 3 I
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A compound of iodine with a more electropositive element or group.
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A chemical compound consisting of iodine together with another element or radical.
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