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Meaning of BROMINE

Pronunciation:  'browmeen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens; found in sea water
 

BROMINE is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: atomic number 35, Br
 
 See Also: brine, chemical element, element, halogen, saltwater, seawater

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bro"mine\, n. [Gr. ? bad smell, stink. Cf. {Brome}.]
(Chem.)
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.



 

 

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