A transparent, crystalline salt, KI, available also as a white, granular powder, used as a feed additive and in medicine, photography, etc.
A white crystalline compound used in photography and medicine and as a reagent in chemical analysis. It is also added to table salt to prevent goiter and other iodide-deficiency disorders. Chemical formula:KI.
A white crystalline compound, KI, used in photography and medicine, as an analytical reagent, and in table salt as a source of dietary iodine.
Potassium-iodide Sentence Examples
This acid may also be prepared by the electrolysis of concentrated sulphuric acid, and it is distinguishable from persulphuric acid by the fact that it immediately liberates iodine from potassium iodide.
Its solution liberates chlorine from hydrochloric acid and iodine from potassium iodide.
Its aqueous solution gradually decomposes with evolution of oxygen, behaves as a strong oxidant, and liberates iodine from potassium iodide.
The combination, as it is ordinarily termed, of chlorine with hydrogen, and the displacement of iodine in potassium iodide by the action of chlorine, may be cited as examples; if these reactions are represented, as such reactions very commonly are, by equations which merely express the relative weights of the bodies which enter into reaction, and of the products, thus Cl = HC1 Hydrogen.