Associations to the word «Iodine»


IODINE, noun. A chemical element (symbol: I) with an atomic number of 53; one of the halogens.
IODINE, noun. An antiseptic incorporating the element.
IODINE, noun. (countable) (uncountable) (obsolete) An iodide.
IODINE, verb. (transitive) To treat with iodine.
IODINE BUSH, noun. A nearly-leafless, low shrub in the subfamily Chenopodioideae, found in sandy, alkaline soils of the southwestern US, Allenrolfea occidentalis.
IODINE GREEN, noun. An artificial green dyestuff, an iodine derivative of rosaniline.
IODINE MONOBROMIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) The interhalogen compound IBr
IODINE SCARLET, noun. A pigment of an intense scarlet color, consisting of mercuric iodide.
IODINE TRIBROMIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) The interhalogen compound IBr3
IODINE YELLOW, noun. A brilliant yellow pigment consisting of plumbic iodide.

Dictionary definition

IODINE, noun. A nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks).
IODINE, noun. A tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic.

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