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Chemical element
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From French iode, from Ancient Greek ἰοειδής (ioeidḗs, violet) +‎ -ine

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iodine (usually uncountable, plural iodines)

 
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  1. A chemical element (symbol: I) with an atomic number of 53; one of the halogens.
  2. An antiseptic incorporating the element.
  3. (countable, uncountable, obsolete) An iodide.

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Note that the chemical symbol J (not I) is sometimes used in German chemistry texts.

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iodine (third-person singular simple present iodines, present participle iodining, simple past and past participle iodined)

  1. (transitive) To treat with iodine.

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