silver bromide


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silver bromide

n.
A pale yellow crystalline compound, AgBr, that turns black on exposure to light and is used as the light-sensitive component on ordinary photographic film and plates.

silver bromide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a yellowish insoluble powder that darkens when exposed to light: used in making photographic emulsions. Formula: AgBr

sil′ver bro′mide



n.
a yellowish powder, AgBr, that darkens on exposure to light: used chiefly in photographic emulsions.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.silver bromide - a bromide that darkens when exposed to light; used in making photographic emulsions
photographic emulsion, emulsion - a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin
bromide - any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; formerly used as a sedative but now generally replaced by safer drugs
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Only several years before his seminal essays, however, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy fixed the photographic activity squarely on the light-sensitive silver bromide plate, in light phenomena "which we have ourselves composed.