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sodium bromide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a white, crystalline, hygroscopic, water-soluble solid, NaBr, used chiefly in photography as a developer, and in medicine as a sedative.
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  • Sodium bromate is used in conjunction with sodium bromide to extract gold from gold ores.
  • The process yields sodium bromide which can then be recycled back into the chemical industry.
  • Control algae with chlorine or other alternatives, such as sodium bromide.

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