Definition of Bromide

1. Noun. Any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; formerly used as a sedative but now generally replaced by safer drugs.

Generic synonyms: Halide
Specialized synonyms: Hydrogen Bromide, Methyl Bromide, Silver Bromide



2. Noun. A trite or obvious remark.
Exact synonyms: Banality, Cliche, Commonplace, Platitude
Generic synonyms: Comment, Input, Remark, Truism
Derivative terms: Banal, Commonplace, Platitudinous

Definition of Bromide

1. n. A compound of bromine with a positive radical.

2. n. A person who is conventional and commonplace in his habits of thought and conversation. [Slang]

Definition of Bromide

1. Noun. (inorganic chemistry) A binary compound of bromine and some other element or radical. ¹

2. Noun. A dose of bromide taken as a sedative. ¹

3. Noun. A dull person with conventional thoughts. ¹

4. Noun. A platitude. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bromide

1. a bromine compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bromide

1. A compound of bromine with a positive radical. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bromide

bromeliads
bromelias
bromelin
bromelins
bromellite
bromeosin
bromes
bromethalin
bromhexine
bromhexine hydrochloride
bromhidrosis
bromian
bromic
bromic acid
bromid
bromide (current term)
bromide acne
bromides
bromidic
bromidrosiphobia
bromidrosis
bromids
bromin
brominate
brominated
brominates
brominating
bromination
brominations

Literary usage of Bromide

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1. A German-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1917)
"Bromid, n. bromide (especially an -ic bromide, as contrasted with ... bromine lye (solution of sodium hypobromite and bromide made by passing bromine into ..."

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