• WordNet 3.6
    • n iodide a salt or ester of hydriodic acid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Iodide (Chem) A binary compound of iodine, or one which may be regarded as binary, in which iodine has a valence of -1; as, potassium iodide .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n iodide A compound of iodine with an element more electropositive than itself: thus, sodium iodide, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Iodide a binary compound of iodine
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. ioeidēs, violet-coloured—ion, a violet, eidos, form.


In literature:

It proved to be iodide of potassium, which is quite a poisonous compound.
"Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61" by Abner Doubleday
Polar decomposition of a solution of iodide of potassium was easily obtained.
"The World's Greatest Books - Volume 15 - Science" by Various
If it is the result of syphilis, mercury and potassium iodide are to be advised.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
One ounce of iodide of potassium to each bath appears to me a suitable quantity.
"The Electric Bath" by George M. Schweig
A strong solution of iodine is made with iodide of potassium.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
The skies taken are singularly the reverse of the iodide-of-potash method, as they are almost transparent.
"Notes and Queries, Number 203, September 17, 1853" by Various
The iodide is unknown.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
Cupric iodide is only known in combination, as in CuI2, 4NH3, H2O, which is obtained by exposing Cu2I2, 4NH3 to moist air.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 3" by Various
Iodide of iron One to four grains.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
The iodide of potassium is frequently mixed with the carbonate.
"Notes and Queries, Number 228, March 11, 1854" by Various
The medicines used are iodide of potassium and sarsaparilla.
"Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892" by F. R. Wingate
Iodine green introduced; leading to further use for methyl iodide.
"Coal" by Raphael Meldola
Arsenic certainly forms two, or possibly three iodides.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
Iodide of silver, collected in the manner described by our correspondent, is very likely to lead to disappointment.
"Notes and Queries, Number 229, March 18, 1854" by Various
When a solution of potassium iodide in liquid sulphur dioxide containing 1.49 per cent.
"The Phase Rule and Its Applications" by Alexander Findlay
Iodide of nitrogen may be caused to explode by the influence of a particular note from a fiddle.
"The Scientific Basis of National Progress" by George Gore
The bromides and iodides are useful, but cannot be prescribed haphazard.
"A Manual of Toy Dogs" by Mrs. Leslie Williams
On the outskirts are the Oresund Park, gardens containing iodide and bromide springs, and frequented sea-baths.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
Ferric iodide does not appear to exist.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7" by Various
Iodide of potassium affords a bright yellow deposit (iodide of lead).
"Memoranda on Poisons" by Thomas Hawkes Tanner

In news:

At Fresno's Tower Health Food Store the phone has been ringing all day, with callers asking for Potassium Iodide .
Drug Stores Report Sudden Increase in Potassium Iodide Sales.
Methyl iodide 's use in state challenged by suit.
The Iredell County Health Department and local volunteers will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Iredell County residents on Saturday, Sept 18 from 9 a.m.-1 pm at no charge.
Manchester Township: Iodide Pills Are Distributed.
The State Department of Health and Senior Services distributed potassium iodide pills at Manchester High School on Saturday and from a site in Salem County.
Peter Crane's proposal to stockpile potassium iodide in case of another Chernobyl nuclear accident (Op-Ed, April 5) is like patching one hole in a roof leaking in many places.
Potassium iodide protects the thyroid gland from only a single radioactive chemical, iodine.
Rally today over farmworker rights and toxic methyl iodide.
Methyl iodide applied to a California farm field.
The fight over a much-needed pesticide: methyl iodide.
Methyl iodide's use in state challenged by suit.
Pfizer (formerly Wyeth) states Phospholine Iodide is in short supply due to a raw material shortage.
Potassium iodide is the quick fix to help prevent thyroid cancer after exposure to certain types of radiation.
Well, according to the Washington State Department of Health – don't go rushing out to the store to buy potassium iodide.

In science:

Estimation of Mn3+/Mn4+ is done by iodometric redox titration using sodium thiosulphate and potassium iodide.
Changeover from Glassy ferromagnetism of the orbital domain state to long range ferromagnetic ordering in La{_{0.9}}Sr_{0.1}MnO{_3}
Currie, 1971] Currie, R. L. (1971). a Sodium Iodide(thal lium) Shielded Germanium(lithium) Detector System for Activation Analysis and its Application to Geological Material.
A selection of papers with some relevance to the investigation of the Sun-Climate link: Papers on Data, Methods and Commentary
The sodium iodide detectors are very attractive devices to look for WIMP.
Direct detection of WIMPs with conventional (non-cryogenic) detectors. Experimental review
The detector consists of three drift chambers whose aim is to detect two β tra jectories, a sodium iodide crystal scintillator array to detect γ rays, and plastic scintillators to measure the β ray energies and arrival times [].
Recent advances in neutrinoless double beta decay search
Np241 has been studied with anthracene and sodium iodide scintillation counters.
Discovery of Isotopes of the Transuranium Elements with 93 <= Z <= 98
The BABAR and Belle detectors share several similarities and both include a silicon microvertex detector, a drift chamber, a 1.5 T solenoidal superconducting magnet, an electromagnetic calorimeter based on Cesium Iodide crystals, and a segmented muon detector in the magnet return yoke.
Tau decays at the B-factories
The calculations in the present paper extend beyond previously published work by considering calcium tungstate (CaWO4 ) and sodium iodide (NaI) as target materials and include all parts of the solar neutrino spectrum (see sections 3 and 4).
Solar and Atmospheric Neutrinos: Background Sources for the Direct Dark Matter Searches
Ethyl Bromide and Ethyl Iodide versus logarithm of mole fractions lnX.
Effect of Chemical Composition on Enthalpy of Evaporation and Equilibrium Vapor Pressure