iodide iodide  /ˈaɪ ə ˌdaɪd/


  • (n) a salt or ester of hydriodic acid


  1. Bowen found by actual experiment that ground-generated silver iodide seldom reaches the clouds.
  2. The silver iodide particles need be only one-millionth of an inch in diameter.
  3. Langmuir estimated that only 200 pounds of silver iodide would be enough to seed the earth's entire atmosphere.



  1. "We are conducting our own risk assessment of methyl iodide, and we expect that process to continue for several months before we make a decision whether or how it can be used safely in California," said Glenn Brank, a spokesman for the state...
    on Oct 6, 2007 By: Glenn Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "Potassium iodide is not a panacea," Westchester County Executive Andrew Spano said. "The best way to protect your family is to listen for directions from the county, which could include taking shelter, evacuating or taking KI."
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Andrew Spano Source: The Journal

  3. "Potassium iodide tablets are a simple, effective and relatively inexpensive precaution," Leahy said in a statement. "It's fine to consider other steps, but the Bush administration's track record in moving this program from a health agency to...
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Patrick Leahy Source: Brattleboro Reformer

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