periodide [puh-rahy-uh-dahyd, -did] ExamplesWord Origin noun Chemistry.
- an iodide with the maximum proportion of iodine.
Origin of periodide 1810–20;+ -ide Examples from the Web for periodide Historical Examples of periodide
Mercury, periodide of, an exception to the law of conduction?
I was unable to contrast it with the protiodide, the latter being converted into mercury and periodide by heat.
Even when a little of the protiodide and iodine are merely rubbed together in a mortar, a portion of the periodide is formed.
The periodide of mercury is a brilliant red pigment, but somewhat evanescent.