hydriodic acid


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hydriodic acid (HI) a colorless or yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide "hydriodic acid is a strong acid"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hydriodic acid (Chem) a pungent, colorless gas, HI, usually prepared as a solution in water. It is strong reducing agent. Called also hydrogen iodide.
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In literature:

The action altogether corresponded with that on a dilute muriatic or hydriodic acid.
"Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1" by Michael Faraday
From their behavior toward sulphuric acid, to what class of agents do hydrobromic and hydriodic acids belong?
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
They are not decomposed by boiling alkalis, but on heating with hydriodic acid they split into their components.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Reduction by means of hydriodic acid and phosphorus at 140 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
In contact with hydriodic acid gas at 0 deg.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
When heated with concentrated hydrobromic or hydriodic acids, it is converted into fumaric acid.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
Hydriodic acid and the iodides may be estimated by conversion into silver iodide.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various