iodate

noun io·date \ ˈī-ə-ˌdāt , -dət \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of iodate

:a salt containing the IO3 ion

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Origin and Etymology of iodate

borrowed from French, from iode "iodine" + -ate 1-ate — more at iodine


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iodate

noun io·date \ ˈī-ə-ˌdāt , -əd-ət \

medical Definition of iodate

:a salt of iodic acid

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iodate

transitive verb io·date \ ˈī-ə-ˌdāt \

medical Definition of iodate

iodated; iodating
:to impregnate or treat with iodine

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