Definition of Bromine

1. Noun. A nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 35, Br
Generic synonyms: Chemical Element, Element, Halogen
Substance meronyms: Brine, Saltwater, Seawater
Derivative terms: Bromate, Bromate, Bromic, Brominate, Brominate



Definition of Bromine

1. n. One of the elements, related in its chemical qualities to chlorine and iodine. Atomic weight 79.8. Symbol Br. It is a deep reddish brown liquid of a very disagreeable odor, emitting a brownish vapor at the ordinary temperature. In combination it is found in minute quantities in sea water, and in many saline springs. It occurs also in the mineral bromyrite.

Definition of Bromine

1. Noun. A nonmetallic chemical element (''symbol'' Br) with an atomic number of 35; one of the halogens ¹

2. Noun. A bromine atom in a molecule ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bromine

1. a volatile liquid element [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bromine

1. One of the elements, related in its chemical qualities to chlorine and iodine. It is a deep reddish brown liquid of a very disagreeable odour, emitting a brownish vapor at the ordinary temperature. In combination it is found in minute quantities in sea water, and in many saline springs. It occurs also in the mineral bromyrite. Atomic weight: 79.8 Abbreviation: Br Origin: Gr. Bad smell, stink. Cf. Brome. (30 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bromine

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bromides
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brominations
bromindione
bromine (current term)
bromine compounds
bromine hydride
bromine radioisotopes
bromine trifluoride
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bromisovalum
bromite
bromites

Literary usage of Bromine

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1. Analytical Chemistry by Frederick Pearson Treadwell (1921)
"Nitrous Acid does not cause the separation of bromine from a dilute bromide ... Detection of bromine in Non-electrolytes The method of procedure is exactly ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"After removing the magnesium sulphate, bromine is extracted in the ... The bromine, after passing through an inclined U-tube and a condensing coil, ..."

3. Elements of Inorganic Chemistry: Including the Applications of the Science by Thomas Graham (1858)
"bromine is interesting from its chemical relations, particularly from the extraordinary ... bromine in combination is discovered by means of chlorine-water, ..."

4. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1883)
"bromine water is permanent in the dark, but on exposure to sunlight it becomes acid from the formation of hydrobromic acid and evolution of oxygen. ..."

5. A Systematic Handbook of Volumetric Analysis: Or, The Quantitative by Francis Sutton (1901)
"bromine in aqueous solution, or as gas, may be estimated by absorption with ... Br. or I found x O-63 = Br. A process for the estimation of bromine in ..."

6. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"The boiling is continued until bromine is expelled (test steam with 2% KI ... Determination of Chlorine in Crude bromine Three grams of bromine (or more if ..."

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