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i·o·dine

iodine

 
pronunciation:
aI daIn [or] aI dihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a substance that is one of the chemical elements. Iodine combines easily with other elements. It is found in salt water and seaweed. Iodine is poisonous in its pure crystal form. (symbol: I)
definition 2: a mixture of iodine, compounds of iodine, and alcohol, which can be put on cuts to kill germs and stop infections.
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