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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
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This study aimed to investigate the effects of the prophylactic administration of pinaverium bromide before colonoscopy and the effects of pinaverium bromide alone at different time points or combined with scopolamine butylbromide.
com)-- Lithium bromide is a hygroscopic white crystalline organic compound.
Objective: To determine the effect of hyosine butyl bromide on mean duration of first stage of labor in term pregnancy by comparing with control group.
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Methyl iodide, registered by Arysta under the brand name Midas, was designed to replace methyl bromide, a favored soil fumigant among strawberry growers in California, which was destined for phaseout in compliance with the international Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.
Critical evaluation of the efficacy of drotaverine hydrochloride with valethamate bromide.