Definition of silver iodide in English:

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silver iodide

noun

[mass noun]
A yellow insoluble powder that darkens on exposure to light. It is used in photography and artificial rainmaking.
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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