Definitions for iodideˈaɪ əˌdaɪd, -dɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. iodide(noun)

    a salt or ester of hydriodic acid


  1. iodide(Noun)

    A binary compound of iodine and another element or radical.

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  1. Iodide(noun)

    a binary compound of iodine, or one which may be regarded as binary; as, potassium iodide


  1. Iodide

    An iodide ion is the ion I−. Compounds with iodine in formal oxidation state −1 are called iodides. This page is for the iodide ion and its salts, not organoiodine compounds. In everyday life, iodide is most commonly encountered as a component of iodized salt, which many governments mandate. Worldwide, iodine deficiency affects two billion people and is the leading preventable cause of mental retardation.

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