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[mass noun] The quantitative analysis of a solution of an oxidizing agent by adding an iodide which reacts to form iodine, which is then titrated.
- ‘The excess acid is determined by iodometry.’
- ‘Applying this method to the absorptiometry, higher sensitive determination than titration method (iodometry) have been carried out.’
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