Definition of iodine :
A nonmetallic element, of the halogen group, occurring always in combination, as in the iodides. When isolated it is in the form of dark gray metallic scales, resembling plumbago, soft but brittle, and emitting a chlorinelike odor. Symbol I. Atomic weight 126. 5. If heated, iodine volatilizes in beautiful violet vapors.
element (part of speech: noun)
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- Many had goitres and rheumatism, for the cure of which they flocked to my tent; dry- rubbing for the latter, and tincture of iodine for the former, gained me some credit as a doctor: I could, however, procure no food beyond trifling presents of eggs, meal, and more rarely, fowls. - "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
- After the inflammation has subsided tincture of iodine or blisters should be applied. - "Common Diseases of Farm Animals", R. A. Craig, D. V. M..
- Test it with iodine. - "School and Home Cooking", Carlotta C. Greer.