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silver bromide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a yellowish, water-insoluble powder, AgBr, which darkens on exposure to light, produced by the reaction of silver nitrate with a bromide: used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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silver bromide

noun
1.
a yellowish insoluble powder that darkens when exposed to light: used in making photographic emulsions. Formula: AgBr
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