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Bro"mide (&?;), n. (Chem.)

A compound of bromine with a positive radical.

 

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Bro"mide, n.

A person who is conventional and commonplace in his habits of thought and conversation. [Slang] -- Bro*mid"ic (#), a. [Slang]

The bromide conforms to everythyng sanctioned by the majority, and may be depended upon to be trite, banal, and arbitrary.
Gelett Burgess.

 

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Bromide, or Bromid, paper. (Photog.)

A sensitized paper coated with gelatin impregnated with bromide of silver, used in contact printing and in enlarging.

 

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