silver iodide


silver iodide
a pale-yellow, water-insoluble solid, AgI, which darkens on exposure to light: used chiefly in medicine, photography, and artificial rainmaking.
[1905-10]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • silver iodide — noun Date: 1878 a compound AgI that darkens on exposure to light and is used in photography, rainmaking, and medicine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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