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iodide

[ ahy-uh-dahyd, -did ]
/ ˈaɪ əˌdaɪd, -dɪd /
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noun Chemistry.
a salt of hydriodic acid consisting of two elements, one of which is iodine, as sodium iodide, NaI.
a compound containing iodine, as methyl iodide.

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Origin of iodide

First recorded in 1815–25; iod- + -ide

OTHER WORDS FROM iodide

sub·i·o·dide, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for iodide

iodide
/ (ˈaɪəˌdaɪd) /

noun
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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Scientific definitions for iodide

iodide
[ īə-dīd′ ]

A chemical compound consisting of iodine together with another element or radical.
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