|1.||any salt of hydrobromic acid, containing the monovalent ion Br-- (bromide ion)|
|2.||any compound containing a bromine atom, such as methyl bromide|
|3.||a dose of sodium or potassium bromide given as a sedative|
|4.||a. a trite saying; platitude|
|b. a dull or boring person|
|[C19, C20 (cliché): from |
bromide bro·mide (brō'mīd')
A binary compound of bromine with another element, especially a salt containing monovalent negatively charged bromine.
|bromide (brō'mīd') Pronunciation Key
A compound, such as potassium bromide, containing bromine and another element or radical.