Meaning of “potassium iodide” in the English Dictionary

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"potassium iodide" in British English

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potassium iodidenoun [ U ]

uk /pəˌtæs.i.əm ˈaɪ.əʊ.daɪd/ us /pəˌtæs.i.əm ˈaɪ.ə.daɪd/ specialized

a white chemical compound, similar to salt, that forms in crystals and has medical and photographic uses

(Definition of “potassium iodide” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)