Definition of triiodomethane in English:

triiodomethane

noun

  • another term for iodoform
    • ‘It is a further object of this invention to provide for a root canal sealer which uses triiodomethane as an antimicrobial agent.’
    • ‘Alongside of a regular assortment of products, a number of halogen - organic compounds are made to order (triiodomethane, dibromodiphenyl, epibromohydrine, trimethyloctadecylammonium bromide, tetrabromomethane, etc.)’
    • ‘In the second stage, the bond between the C I 3 and the rest of the molecule is broken to produce triiodomethane and the salt of an acid.’

Pronunciation:

triiodomethane

/trʌɪˌʌɪədə(ʊ)ˈmiːθeɪn/