Definition of triiodomethane in English:

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triiodomethane

Pronunciation: /ˌtrī-īōdōˈmeTHān/ /-ˌädō-/

noun

Another term for iodoform.
Example sentences
  • It is a further object of this invention to provide for a root canal sealer which uses triiodomethane as an antimicrobial agent.
  • In the second stage, the bond between the C I 3 and the rest of the molecule is broken to produce triiodomethane and the salt of an acid.
  • Alongside of a regular assortment of products, a number of halogen - organic compounds are made to order (triiodomethane, dibromodiphenyl, epibromohydrine, trimethyloctadecylammonium bromide, tetrabromomethane, etc.)

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Syllabification: tri·i·o·do·meth·ane

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