Translation of bromide in Spanish:

bromide

Pronunciation: /ˈbrəʊmaɪd/

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u 1.1 [Chemistry/Química] bromuro (masculine)
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    • In Friedel-Crafts reactions, alkyl chlorides are more reactive than alkyl bromides and alkyl iodides react only with difficulty.
    • Anions like chloride and bromide also adsorb on electrode surfaces while smaller cations like lithium, sodium and potassium are generally too strongly bound to a small number of water molecules to bind directly to the electrode.
    • Inorganic anions used as the model anions were sulfate, fluoride, chloride, bromide, nitrite, nitrate, chlorate, iodide, thiocyanate, and perchlorate, used as their sodium salts.
    1.2 (sedative) sedante (masculine) ([ de bromuro potásico ])
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    • Agents include phenobarbital, corticosteroids, isoniazid, iodides and bromides, and vitamins D and B 12.
    • Up to his neck in the reputedly healing waters, Daudet read Montaigne; and in private consumed huge amounts of morphine, chloral and bromide in an attempt to palliate his excruciating pains.
    • In Dostoevsky's day there were no effective drugs to prevent seizures - perhaps he took bromides.
  • 2 countable/numerable (platitude) lugar (masculine) común, frase (feminine) manida ([ con que se intenta calmar o apaciguar a algn ])
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    • This sums up their entire campaign, one of breath-taking arrogance wrapped up in feel-good bromides.
    • There are no bromides, no platitudes, no clichés.
    • On top of all that detail, we have a hefty helping of cliches and bromides.

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