Definition of bromine
: 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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Only marine life generates this type of chemical – terrestrial organisms don’t use bromine as a building block, Argawal said.
When water containing bromine ions from natural mineral deposits is purified with ozone (O3), bromate (BrO3) is born.
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Origin and Etymology of bromine
French brome bromine + English 2-ine
First Known Use: 1827
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Definition of bromine for Students
: a chemical element that is a deep red liquid giving off an irritating smelly vapor
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