silver iodide

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silver iodide

A pale yellow, odorless powder, AgI, that darkens on exposure to light and is used in photographic emulsions, rainmaking, and medicine, especially as an antiseptic.


1. a chemical element, atomic number 47, atomic weight 107.870, symbol Ag. See Table 6. It is used in medicine for its caustic, astringent and antiseptic effects. Experimental poisoning with silver salts causes myopathy.
2. a coat color in dogs, foxes.

silver amalgam
see amalgam.
silver collie syndrome
see canine cyclic hematopoiesis.
silver grass
silver halide
any of the silver salts with halogens including bromine, chlorine, iodine used in photographic emulsion.
silver iodide
soluble silver salt used in cloud seeding but presents no toxicological risk to local grazing cattle.
silver-leaf ironbark
silver-leafed nightshade
silver nitrate
colorless or white crystals, used as a caustic and local anti-infective.
silver nitrate (toughened)
a mixture of silver nitrate with hydrochloric acid, sodium chloride or potassium nitrate, occurring as white crystalline masses molded into pencils or cones, called caustic pencils; a convenient means of applying silver nitrate locally. Called also lunar caustic.
silver protein
silver made colloidal by the presence of, or combination with, protein; an active germicide with a local irritant and astringent effect.
silver stain
a method of demonstrating flagella on bacteria, or for visualizing very thin bacteria, such as leptospires.
silver sulfadiazine
the silver salt of sulfadiazine, having bactericidal activity against many gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, as well as being effective against yeasts; used as a topical anti-infective for the prevention and treatment of wound sepsis in patients with second and third degree burns.
silver weed
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The silver iodide was dispersed in a 10,000-square-kilometer area, meaning about 1.
The Army Ordnance Corps was investigating another technique: loading silver iodide and carbon dioxide into 50-caliber tracer bullets that pilots could fire into clouds.
There are many ways to deliver silver iodide to the interior of clouds, but the CMA is expected to use airplanes, mainly because scientists must coordinate a wide array of water resources across several provinces during all four seasons.
Idaho Power funded the aircraft that released the silver iodide, while the King Air plane obtained measurements to understand the silver iodide's effect, French says.
The WWMPP was a multiyear project sponsored by the state of Wyoming that included a randomized seeding experiment to statistically evaluate the effectiveness of glaciogenic orographic cloud seeding with silver iodide (AgI) to enhance the snowpack in the state.
An almost daily occurrence in eastern and some northern areas, the rainfall was marked by a little help from man, in this case an exercise known as cloud seeding, a manmade process in which materials such as salts, silver iodide or dry ice are discharged into clouds to prompt rainfall and modify the weather, a method that appears to be working given the right conditions in the United Arab Emirates.
This image explaining cloud seeding shows the chemical either silver iodide or dry ice being dumped onto the cloud which then becomes a rain shower.
Cloud seeding is a common method of inducing rain by spreading either dry ice or silver iodide aerosols on clouds to stimulate precipitation process and form rain.
The zeolite holds the silver in its pores and then reacts with iodine to trap silver iodide.
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): New research from Tel Aviv University has revealed that the practice of cloud seeding with materials such as silver iodide and frozen carbon dioxide may not be as effective as thought.
When brought together with magnets, the drops fused, and their contents formed silver iodide.
Northern Norway, Czech Europe Republic Cool Facts Silver iodide can be Copper paint on sprinkled over ships' hulls kills clouds to produce small marine rain.