Definition of bromine :
One of the elements, related in its chemical qualities to chlorine and iodine. Atomic weight 79. 8. Symbol Br. It is a deep reddish brown liquid of a very disagreeable odor, emitting a brownish vapor at the ordinary temperature. In combination it is found in minute quantities in sea water, and in many saline springs. It occurs also in the mineral bromyrite.
element (part of speech: noun)
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- Taking a rod of silver, we may beat out one end into the form of a hollow cup, sensitising the inside by exposing it for a short time to vapour of bromine. - "Response in the Living and Non-Living", Jagadis Chunder Bose.
- Sea water is composed of the same gases, with the addition of muriate of soda, magnesia, iron, lime, sulphur, copper, silex, potash, chlorine, iodine, bromine, ammonia, and silver. - "The Ocean and its Wonders", R.M. Ballantyne.
- There are small deposits of such things as bromine trifluoride, but these have no great importance. - "Uller Uprising", Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr.