Recent Examples of silver iodide from the Web
The silver iodide causes water droplets in the clouds to form ice crystals that become heavier and fall faster, releasing rain and small hailstones — rather than larger stones that could batter crops.
Overall, the Popeye crews flew 2,602 sorties and discharged 47,409 rounds of silver iodide.
Experiments in cloud seeding such as 1967’s Project Popeye, in which American planes dropped 47,409 cannisters of silver iodide on Vietnam and Laos with negligible results, have also added our distinctive imprimatur to the planet’s atmosphere.
Into all this comes cloud-seeding, which involves spraying fine particles of silver iodide and dry ice into a cloud system.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'silver iodide.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of silver iodide
medical Definition of silver iodide
Learn More about silver iodide
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about silver iodide
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up silver iodide? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).