potassium bromide


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to potassium bromide: Potassium bromate

potassium bromide

n.
A white crystalline solid or powder, KBr, used as a sedative, in photographic emulsion, and in lithography.

potassium bromide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline soluble substance with a bitter saline taste used in making photographic papers and plates and in medicine as a sedative. Formula: KBr

potas′sium bro′mide


n.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, KBr, used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic papers and plates, in engraving, and as a sedative.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.potassium bromide - a white crystalline salt (KBr) used as a sedative and in photography
restrainer - a chemical that is added to a photographic developer in order to retard development and reduce the amount of fog on a film
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Calibrations (Sm, Eu, Gd, Nd and Ce) were carried out by using internal standards of these lanthanides which were diluted with potassium bromide.
Abbreviations BAIB Bis-acetoxy Iodo Benzene Cbz Carboxybezyloxy COSY Correlation Spectroscopy DCM Dichloromethane DMAP Dimethoxy Amino Pyridine DMT Dimethoxytrityl DNA Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid ESI-MS Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry HMQC Heteronuclear Multiple Quantum Coherence KBr Potassium Bromide MeCN Acetonitrile NMR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance RNA Ribonucleic Acid TEMPO (2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidin-l-yl)oxidanyl
Can be used with phenobarbital or potassium bromide, or alone a
For the DRIFT method, powder samples were added to potassium bromide.
He said the other three requirements include that the bread must not contain any fungal growth or potassium bromide package must indicate date of production, approximate weight and the number of loaves, and bakeries must fix a notice board in conspicuous place legibly indicating the approximate weight of loaves.
A 10-[micro]m or larger portion of the flaky material is isolated by hand using a tungsten needle, mounted on a potassium bromide crystal, pressed into a thin film, and analyzed by micro-FTIR in transmission mode.

Full browser ?