HyperDic: iodine

English > 2 senses of the word iodine:
NOUNsubstanceiodine, iodin, I, atomic number 53a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens
artifactiodine, tincture of iodinea tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol
iodine > pronunciation
Soundsay'ahday.n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > iodine: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA 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).
Synonymsiodin, I, atomic number 53
Narroweriodine-125light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days
iodine-131Heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days
Broaderchemical element, elementAny of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
halogenAny of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
Substance ofseawater, saltwater, brinewater containing salts
Spanishiodo, número atómico 53, yodo
Catalaniode, número atòmic 53
Adjectivesiodinated, iodized, iodisedtreated with iodine
Verbsiodinatecause to combine with iodine
iodize, iodisetreat with iodine
English > iodine: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic.
Synonymtincture of iodine
BroaderantisepticA substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
tincture(pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
Spanishiodo, yodo
Catalaniode, tintura de iode

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