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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A colorless or white crystalline powder, HIO3, used as an astringent and disinfectant.

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  • n. The oxyacid of iodine HIO3

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a monobasic acid (HIO3), consisting of iodine with three parts of oxygen and one of hydrogen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a soluble crystalline acid; used as a reagent and disinfectant

Etymologies

French iodique, from iode, iodine; see iodine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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