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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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of chloride of sodium; then, in a smaller quantity, chlorides of magnesium and of potassium, bromide of magnesium, sulphate of magnesia, sulphate and carbonate of lime.
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IT does appear the government at the centre is playing the ostrich over its continued silence on the controversy trailing the back and forth arguments between two of its agencies on the use or ban of methyl bromide (an agrochemical used as soil sterilant and pesticide) by farmers for pest control.
The rumour alleges that the spice is injected with a chemical called methyl bromide that attacks the nervous and respiratory system, even causing death in some cases.
Brown assumes the role from Reginald Hardy, Brickell's current CEO and co-founder, who initiated a leadership succession plan to best position Brickell and its lead product candidate, sofpironium bromide, as it progresses to Phase 3 in the first half of 2019.
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Aclidinium bromide (99.84%) and formoterol fumarate dihydrate (99.94) were kindly supplied by the National Organization for Drug Control and Research (NODCAR), Giza, Egypt.
Circassia Pharmaceuticals plc (LON: CIR) and AstraZeneca's (LON: AZN) Phase IV ASCENT trial for Tudorza Pressair (aclidinium bromide) in patients with moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has seen positive top-line results, the companies announced on Monday.