HyperDic: bromide

English > 2 senses of the word bromide:
NOUNsubstancebromideany of the salts of hydrobromic acid
communicationbromide, platitude, cliche, banality, commonplacea trite or obvious remark
bromide > pronunciation
Soundsbrow'may.d
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > bromide: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of the salts of hydrobromic acid; formerly used as a sedative but now generally replaced by safer drugs.
Narrowerhydrogen bromideA colorless gas that yields hydrobromic acid in solution with water
methyl bromideA poisonous gas or liquid / liquid (CH3Br) used to fumigate rodents, worms, etc.
silver bromideA bromide that darkens when exposed to light
BroaderhalideA salt of any halogen acid
Spanishbromuro
Catalanbromur
English > bromide: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA trite or obvious remark.
Synonymsplatitude, cliche, banality, commonplace
Broaderremark, comment, inputA statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
truismAn obvious truth
Spanishbanalidad, cliché, fruslería, futilidad, lugar común, nimiedad, perogrullada, tópico, trivialidad
Catalanbanalitat, fotesa, futilesa, futilitat, nimietat, tòpic, trivialitat
Adjectivesbromidicgiven to uttering bromides

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