silver iodide

NOUN
  1. an iodide that is used in photography, in seeding clouds to make rain, and in medicine
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How To Use silver iodide In A Sentence

  • There was the trouble. The silver iodide he had used was not pure.
  • Silver iodide flares would be dropped into the eye of the hurricane.
  • This has mainly been done by seeding the clouds with silver iodide, which greatly reduces the size of the hail.
  • To make a calotype, uncoated sheets of writing paper are covered with a silver nitrate solution, dried and then dipped in potassium iodide to make silver iodide.
  • The shells contain silver iodide, explosives and gunpowder.
  • The shells contain silver iodide, explosives and gunpowder.
  • Silver iodide is used to make rain, by sprinkling it as a fine dust onto rainclouds, which leads to condensation.
  • From 1962 to 1983, Project Storm fury shot silver iodide just outside the eye walls of four hurricanes, to increase convection and thereby cause the eye wall to re-form at a larger radius.
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