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bro·mide

 (brō′mīd′)
n.
1.
a. Univalent anionic bromine, or a compound of bromine, especially a binary compound of bromine with a more electropositive element.
b. Potassium bromide.
2.
a. A commonplace remark or notion; a platitude. See Synonyms at cliché.
b. A tiresome person; a bore.

bromide

(ˈbrəʊmaɪd)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any salt of hydrobromic acid, containing the monovalent ion Br (bromide ion)
2. (Elements & Compounds) any compound containing a bromine atom, such as methyl bromide
3. (Medicine) a dose of sodium or potassium bromide given as a sedative
4.
a. a trite saying; platitude
b. a dull or boring person
[C19, C20 (cliché): from brom(ine) + -ide]

bro•mide

(ˈbroʊ maɪd or, for 1, ˈbroʊ mɪd)

n.
1.
a. a salt of hydrobromic acid consisting of bromine and another element.
b. a compound containing bromine, as methyl bromide.
2. potassium bromide, formerly used as a sedative.
3. a trite saying; platitude.
4. a boring, platitudinous person.
[1830–40; brom (ine) + -ide; (definitions 3,4) from use of some bromides as sedatives]

bro·mide

(brō′mīd′)
A compound, such as potassium bromide, containing bromine and another element or radical.

bromide

a trite saying; a platitude.
See also: Proverbs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bromide - any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; formerly used as a sedative but now generally replaced by safer drugs
halide - a salt of any halogen acid
hydrogen bromide - a colorless gas that yields hydrobromic acid in solution with water
methyl bromide - a poisonous gas or liquid (CH3Br) used to fumigate rodents, worms, etc.
silver bromide - a bromide that darkens when exposed to light; used in making photographic emulsions
2.bromide - a trite or obvious remark
comment, remark, input - a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account"
truism - an obvious truth

bromide

noun platitude, cliché, banality, truism, commonplace, chestnut (informal), old saw, trite remark, hackneyed saying or phrase The same old bromides were used to justify failure.

bromide

noun
A trite expression or idea:
Translations
brómbromidsuchar
bromiditylsimys
bromek
bromid

bromide

[ˈbrəʊmaɪd] N
1. (Chem, Typ) → bromuro m
2. (fig) (= platitude) → perogrullada f

bromide

[ˈbrəʊmaɪd] n
(= drug) → bromure m
(= platitude) → banalité f

bromide

n
(Chem) → Bromid nt; (Typ) → Bromsilberdruck m; (Med inf) → Beruhigungsmittel nt
(fig, = platitude) → Plattitüde f, → Allgemeinplatz m

bromide

[ˈbrəʊmaɪd] n (Chem) → bromuro

bro·mide

n. bromuro, bromo, elemento no metálico, miembro del grupo de halógenos, muy irritante a las membranas mucosas. Se emplea como oxidante y antiséptico.

bromide

n bromuro