bromine

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English[edit]

Chemical element
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Etymology[edit]

From French brome, from Ancient Greek βρῶμος (brōmos, stink)

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbrəʊmɪn/, IPA(key): /ˈbrəʊmaɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbroʊmin/
  • Hyphenation: bro‧mine

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bromine (countable and uncountable, plural bromines)

  1. (uncountable) A nonmetallic chemical element (symbol Br) with an atomic number of 35; one of the halogens
  2. (countable) A bromine atom in a molecule

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