Definitions for iodideˈaɪ əˌdaɪd, -dɪd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
i•o•dideˈaɪ əˌdaɪd, -dɪd(n.)
a salt of hydriodic acid consisting of two elements, one of which is iodine, as sodium iodide, NaI.
a compound containing iodine.
Origin of iodide:
a salt or ester of hydriodic acid
A binary compound of iodine and another element or radical.
a binary compound of iodine, or one which may be regarded as binary; as, potassium 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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