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Definition 1: a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for iodine in the sense of this definition

(iodine is a kind of ...) a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues

(iodine is a kind of ...) (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution

Definition 2: a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for iodine in the sense of this definition

(iodine is a kind of ...) any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

(iodine is a kind of ...) any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions

(... is a kind of iodine ) heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days; used in a sodium salt to diagnose thyroid disease and to treat goiter

(... is a kind of iodine ) light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days; used as a tracer in thyroid studies and as a treatment for hyperthyroidism

(... is made of the substance iodine) water containing salts

"the water in the ocean is all saltwater"

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