Definition of silver iodide in English:

silver iodide

Syllabification: sil·ver i·o·dide


  • A yellow insoluble powder that darkens on exposure to light. It is used in photography and artificial rainmaking.
    • Chemical formula: AgI
    More example sentences
    • Today, either solid carbon dioxide or silver iodide is used.
    • He secured patent rights to this which included sensitising paper with a coating of silver nitrate, followed by potassium iodide, to form silver iodide.
    • Be sure to fix thoroughly, as silver iodide is more difficult to remove.

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