iodize

[ahy-uh-dahyz]
verb (used with object), iodized, iodizing.
to treat, impregnate, or affect with iodine or an iodide.
Also, especially British, iodise.


Origin:
1835–45; iod- + -ize

iodization, noun
iodizer, noun
noniodized, adjective
overiodize, verb (used with object), overiodized, overiodizing.
uniodized, adjective
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iodize or iodise (ˈaɪəˌdaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) Also: iodate to treat or react with iodine or an iodine compound
 
iodise or iodise
 
vb
 
iodi'zation or iodise
 
n
 
iodi'sation or iodise
 
n
 
'iodizer or iodise
 
n
 
'iodiser or iodise
 
n

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iodize i·o·dize (ī'ə-dīz')
v. i·o·dized, i·o·diz·ing, i·o·diz·es
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide.


i'o·di·za'tion (-dĭ-zā'shən) n.
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iodize   (ī'ə-dīz')  Pronunciation Key 
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide. Salt is iodized to prevent goiter.
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Example sentences
One of several ingredients that can be added to table salt to iodize it.
Most countries are rapidly developing the capacity to iodize all salt for human and animal consumption.
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