a pale-yellow, water-insoluble solid, AgI, which darkens on exposure to light: used chiefly in medicine, photography, and artificial rainmaking.
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- silver goal,
- silver gray,
- silver hake,
- silver halide,
- silver iodate,
- silver jenny,
- silver jubilee,
- silver leaf,
- silver lining,
- silver maple
Origin of silver iodide
First recorded in 1905–10
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a yellow insoluble powder that darkens on exposure to light: used in photography and artificial rainmaking. Formula: AgI
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
A pale yellow, odorless, tasteless powder that darkens when exposed to light and that is used as an antiseptic.
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A pale-yellow, odorless powder that darkens when it is exposed to light. It is used in photography, as an antiseptic in medicine, and in cloud seeding. Chemical formula: AgI.
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