bromine

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noun bro·mine \ˈbrō-ˌmēn\

Definition of bromine

  1. :  a nonmetallic halogen element that is isolated as a deep red corrosive toxic volatile liquid of disagreeable odor — see element table

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Origin and Etymology of bromine

French brome bromine + English 2-ine


First Known Use: 1827


BROMINE Defined for Kids

bromine

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noun bro·mine \ˈbrō-ˌmēn\

Definition of bromine for Students

  1. :  a chemical element that is a deep red liquid giving off an irritating smelly vapor


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bromine

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noun bro·mine \ˈbrō-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of bromine

  1. :  a nonmetallic halogen element that is isolated as a deep red corrosive toxic fuming liquid of disagreeable odor—symbol Br; see element table



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