silver bromide


noun Chemistry.

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.

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Origin of silver bromide

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for silver bromide

silver bromide

noun

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