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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Univalent anionic iodine, or a compound of iodine, especially a binary compound of iodine with a more electropositive element.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A compound of iodine with an element more electropositive than itself: thus, sodium iodide, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A binary compound of iodine, or one which may be regarded as binary, in which iodine has a valence of -1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry A binary compound of iodine and another element or radical.

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

  • noun a salt or ester of hydriodic acid

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