Examples from the Web for iodine
They said this phenomenon might have caused the level of iodine to rise before the tap water could reach the purifying plant.
At Chernobyl, iodine fell on the grass, cows ate the grass, and people drank the milk.
The iodine plume itself is not the issue, agreed Brenner, but that it falls on the grass and cows eat it.
Even at the Chernobyl meltdown in 1986, he pointed out, cesium and iodine were the problem.
One of the isotopes of fission products, when fuel melts, is an iodine isotope, and it goes in your body through your thyroid.
Several officers got very sore eyes, and the only thing to do with a scratch was to dab it with iodine at once.A Prisoner in Turkey|John Still
The presence of starch can be shown by testing with a solution of iodine.Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf|Jane H. Newell
Toward the centre of the cell, especially if it has first been treated with iodine, the nucleus may be found.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany|Douglas Houghton Campbell
We have already learned that iodine turns starch this color, so we conclude that leaves must contain starch.The First Book of Farming|Charles L. Goodrich
A far-sighted person would have foreseen other results from the mixture beside the chemical action of the iodine on the starch.The Camp Fire Girls' Larks and Pranks|Hildegard G. Frey
British Dictionary definitions for iodine
Word Origin for iodine
Word Origin and History for iodine
1814, formed by English chemist Sir Humphrey Davy (1778-1829) from French iode "iodine," coined 1812 by French chemist Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac from Greek ioeides "violet-colored," from ion "the violet; dark blue flower," + eidos "appearance" (see -oid). Davy added the chemical suffix -ine (2) to make it analogous with chlorine and fluorine. So called from the color of the vapor given off when the crystals are heated.