iodide

[ ahy-uh-dahyd, -did ]
/ ˈaɪ əˌdaɪd, -dɪd /
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noun Chemistry.

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.

Nearby words

  1. iod-,
  2. iodamide,
  3. iodate,
  4. iodic,
  5. iodic acid,
  6. iodimetry,
  7. iodin,
  8. iodinate,
  9. iodine,
  10. iodine 131

Origin of iodide

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

Related formssub·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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Word Origin and History for iodide

iodide

n.

from comb. form of iodine + -ide.

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Medicine definitions for iodide

iodide

[ īə-dīd′ ]

n.

A compound of iodine with a more electropositive element or group.

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Science definitions for iodide

iodide

[ īə-dīd′ ]

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