potassium iodide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n potassium iodide a crystalline salt in organic synthesis and in making photographic emulsions and in iodized table salt
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Usage

In literature:

Iodide of silver dissolves easily in a solution of iodide of potassium, and the liquid deposits in evaporation crystals of a double iodide.
"American Handbook of the Daguerrotype" by Samuel D. Humphrey
The paper, having been brushed over with the iodide of potassium in solution, is washed in distilled water and dried.
"The History and Practice of the Art of Photography" by Henry H. Snelling
Solutions of potassium iodide were frequently used for this purpose, giving a sharp, blue record, but fading away too rapidly.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
Potassium, iodide of, electrolysed, 805.
"Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1" by Michael Faraday
The stain may be readily removed with a solution of iodide of potassium.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Gentian Root, four ounces; Potassium Iodide, three ounces.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
A strong solution of iodine is made with iodide of potassium.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
Iodide of potassium 5 grs.
"Notes and Queries, Number 193, July 9, 1853" by Various
Potassium iodid should be given internally in 1-1/2 dram doses twice daily for a cow, or in 20-grain doses twice a day for a calf.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The tincture used for painting the throat is made with spirits of wine, an ounce; iodide of potassium, a drachm.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
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In news:

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is providing communities near nuclear plants with free stockpiles of potassium iodide (KI) to prepare for radiation emergencies.
Oswego County will hold the first of two "KI Distribution Days" to distribute potassium iodide (KI) pills to people who live in the 10-mile emergency area around the nuclear power plants in Scriba.
Potassium iodide not always handy after a meltdown.
Within days of the magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan, reports speculating on the possibility of a nuclear meltdown sent thousands of Californians running to the pharmacy for potassium iodide .
What Are Potassium Iodide Pills, and Should I Take Them.
(CBS) As the Japanese government scrambles to provide potassium iodide pills to its population, the American government is warning about impostor pills here.
Potassium iodide is the quick fix to help prevent thyroid cancer after exposure to certain types of radiation.
Fear of nuclear fallout prompts search for potassium iodide pills.
South Whidbey pharmacies are fielding a frenzy of frantic telephone calls from residents searching for potassium iodide pills to protect themselves from radioactive fallout from Japan's crippled nuclear-power plants.
CBS News correspondent Terry McCarthy reports on how fears of radiation exposure have caused sales of potassium iodide to spike on the US West Coast.
At Fresno's Tower Health Food Store the phone has been ringing all day, with callers asking for Potassium Iodide .
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.
View full size Sunbeam file photo Radiation blocking potassium iodide pills are available from the Salem County Health Department today.
Potassium iodide not always handy after a meltdown.
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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}
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