hydrogen iodide

noun

: an acrid colorless gas HI that fumes in moist air and yields hydriodic acid when dissolved in water

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 Among the chemicals being used in the plant were hydrogen iodide and methyl acetate, Christensen told reporters, which could be toxic if inhaled and could cause severe burns. Arkansas Online, 29 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hydrogen iodide was in 1869

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“Hydrogen iodide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrogen%20iodide. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

hydrogen iodide

noun

: an acrid colorless gas HI that fumes in moist air and yields hydriodic acid when dissolved in water
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