Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

Chemical element
I Previous: tellurium (Te)
Next: xenon (Xe)

EtymologyEdit

From French iode (-ine), from Ancient Greek ἰοειδής (ioeidḗs, violet).

 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈaɪ.ədaɪn, -dɪn, -diːn/

NounEdit

iodine (usually uncountable, plural iodines)

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

Usage notesEdit

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

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. (transitive) to treat with iodine.
    Synonyms: iodinate

AnagramsEdit