a platitude or trite saying.
a person who is platitudinous and boring.
- sub·bro·mide, noun
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How to use bromide in a sentence
Those reactions can produce methyl bromide and methyl chloride.Widely used pesticides may threaten Earth’s ozone layer | Katie Grace Carpenter | February 18, 2022 | Science News For Students
As a result, methyl bromide and methyl chloride can both damage ozone in Earth’s atmosphere.Widely used pesticides may threaten Earth’s ozone layer | Katie Grace Carpenter | February 18, 2022 | Science News For Students
Those are the two points that everyone should take away from the Commission report, points that are presented but muffled by wishful bromides about neutral judges and myopic defense of the status quo.I Spent 7 Months Studying Supreme Court Reform. We Need to Pack the Court Now | Kermit Roosevelt III | December 10, 2021 | Time
Yet those bromide building blocks are not routinely abundant in southern lake water.A toxin behind mysterious eagle die-offs may have finally been found | Susan Milius | March 26, 2021 | Science News
He was adept at deflecting a direct question with an anecdote or a bromide presented as a confidence.
In executions, that drug is pancuronium bromide, a type of curariform, or neuromuscular-blocking agent.
Veterinarians object to the use of the second drug, the pancuronium bromide, because it presents as unnecessary risk of suffering.
At the end, however, he treats viewers to a poli-sci bromide that we could really have done without.
bromide of potassium is generally recognised as the most effective anti-epileptic remedy we at present possess.A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy | Alexander Hughes Bennett
In brief, film is a cellulose base coated with silver bromide and gelatine.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
Now only the image-forming silver bromide particles remain, and these have been transformed to metallic silver.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
The Doctor started to give him some fresh advice—but left him a bromide instead.Molly Make-Believe | Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
It forms white prismatic crystals; and, in its general properties, resembles bromide of potassium.
British Dictionary definitions for bromide
any salt of hydrobromic acid, containing the monovalent ion Br – (bromide ion)
any compound containing a bromine atom, such as methyl bromide
a dose of sodium or potassium bromide given as a sedative
a trite saying; platitude
a dull or boring person
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Scientific definitions for bromide
A compound, such as potassium bromide, containing bromine and another element or radical.
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