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iodate

Line breaks: iod¦ate
Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪədeɪt
 
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Definition of iodate in English:

noun

Chemistry
A salt or ester of iodic acid.
Example sentences
  • For acid-base reactions, sodium carbonate, sodium tetraborate, benzoic acid, potassium hydrogen phthalate, and potassium hydrogen iodate make up the complete list.
  • Amid concerns for safety in light of continued terrorist threats, the watchdogs at Consumerlab.com in June released a review of potassium iodide/potassium iodate.
  • The integrated iodate and total-iodine concentrations accompanying accelerated growth of natural phytoplankton in eight 14-m deep mesocosm experiments did not vary significantly.

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