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bro·mine

 (brō′mēn)
n. Symbol Br
A dense, volatile, corrosive, reddish-brown, nonmetallic liquid halogen element that exists as a diatomic molecule, Br2 having a highly irritating vapor. Chiefly isolated from brines, it is used in producing fumigants, dyes, water purification compounds, and photographic chemicals. Atomic weight 79.904; atomic number 35; melting point -7.2°C; boiling point 58.8°C; density of gas 7.59 grams per liter; specific gravity (liquid, at 20°C) 3.12; valence 1, 3, 5, 7. See Periodic Table.

[French brome (from Greek brōmos, stench) + -ine.]
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bromine

(ˈbrəʊmiːn; -mɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a pungent dark red volatile liquid element of the halogen series that occurs in natural brine and is used in the production of chemicals, esp ethylene dibromide. Symbol: Br; atomic no: 35; atomic wt: 79.904; valency: 1, 3, 5, or 7; relative density 3.12; density (gas): 7.59 kg/m3; melting pt: –7.2°C; boiling pt: 58.78°C
[C19: from French brome bromine, from Greek brōmos bad smell + -ine2, of uncertain origin]
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bro•mine

(ˈbroʊ min, -mɪn)

n.
a dark reddish, fuming, toxic liquid element obtained from natural brines and ocean water and used chiefly in gasoline antiknock compounds, pharmaceuticals, and dyes. Symbol: Br; at. wt.: 79.909; at. no.: 35; sp. gr.: 3.119 at 20°C.
[1827; < French brome bromine (< Greek brômos stench) + -ine2]
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bro·mine

(brō′mēn)
Symbol Br A reddish-brown halogen element that can be found in combined form in ocean water. The pure form is a nonmetallic liquid that gives off a highly irritating vapor. It is used to make dyes, sedatives, and photographic film. Atomic number 35. See Periodic Table.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bromine - a nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogensbromine - a nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
halogen - any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
brine, saltwater, seawater - water containing salts; "the water in the ocean is all saltwater"
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bromine

[ˈbrəʊmiːn] Nbromo m
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bromine

[ˈbrəʊmiːn] nbromo
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bromine

n bromo
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went on to develop a more powerful 230bhp version called the BR2, a nine-cylinder unit which was fitted to aircraft in great numbers in 1918.
Animals were provided with standard rodent pellet diet (BR2) and the food was withdrawn 18-24 h before the experiment though water was allowed ad libitum.
Previous studies reported increased levels of ACE and BK in RA synovial fluid and up-regulation of BR1 and BR2. (3,11-16) Furthermore, KNG gene showed differential expression in studies of its association with RA, (17-19) while genome wide screens revealed that BR1 may be related to RA.
Let BR1 denote the bit rate used in single-compression, and BR2 for double-compression, BR3 for triple-compression.
The dyes concentration was measured using a UV-Vis JASCO V-730 spectrophotometer, by monitoring the absorbance changes at the wavelength of maximum absorbance: 465.7 nm (ChS), 629.5 nm (NB), and 516 nm (BR2).
Weber, "Experimental Irradiations of Materials and Fuels in the BR2 Reactor: An Overview of Current Programmes (IAEA-TECDOC-1715)," Tech.
Simulations, as well as experimental tests at BR2 ballistic level, were performed, and results are presented.
When acetophenone was treated with Br2 in the presence of AcOH (used as solvent) only dibromo product was isolated as the exclusive product.
The BR2 Offshore Trouser is breathable and durably waterproof, and ensures you remain warm and dry whilst able to move freely thanks to articulated seat and knee constructions.
AI also manufactures the BR2 Bilirubin Stat-Analyzer, a dedicated, bench-top analyzer measuring total and direct bilirubin in neonatal blood.
Sound radiation fields for a BR2 guitar at 350 Hz, 360 Hz, and 363 Hz show a change in radiation pattern from monopole to dipole as frequency increased as reproduced in Figure 8.
Percentage of water holding capacity, moisture content, and free air space of samples when maximum oxygen consumption was observed % of WHC MC (%, wb) FAS (%) Sawdust 75 64.7 [+ or -] 0.16 73.0 [+ or -] 0.02 rice hull 98 61.0 [+ or -] 3.15 78.7 [+ or -] 0.04 BS1 90 69.7 [+ or -] 0.07 44.7 [+ or -] 0.05 BR2 75 57.3 [+ or -] 0.27 59.9 [+ or -] 0.05 WHC, water holding capacity; MC, moisture content; wb, wet basis; FAS, free air space.