HyperDic: bromine

English > 1 sense of the word bromine:
NOUNsubstancebromine, Br, atomic number 35a nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens
bromine > pronunciation
Soundsbrow'miy.n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > bromine: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA nonmetallic heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water.
SynonymsBr, atomic number 35
Broaderchemical element, elementAny 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
halogenAny of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
Substance ofseawater, saltwater, brinewater containing salts
Spanishbr, Br, bromo, número atómico 35
CatalanBr, brom, número atòmic 35
Adjectivesbromicrelating to or containing bromine (especially pentavalent bromine)
Verbsbromate, brominatetreat with bromine
bromate, brominatereact with bromine

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