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.
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- n. a soluble crystalline acid; used as a reagent and disinfectant
French iodique, from iode, iodine; see iodine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)