Bromide

Bro"mide

(), n. 1. (Chem.) A compound of bromine with a positive radical.
[1913 Webster]

2. A person who is conventional and commonplace in his habits of thought and conversation. [Slang]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The bromide conforms to everything sanctioned by the majority, and may be depended upon to be trite, banal, and arbitrary.
Gelett Burgess.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. a conventional or trite saying; -- often used in the phrase "old bromide".
[PJC]

{

Bromide paper

or

Bromid paper

}. (Photog.) A sensitized paper coated with gelatin impregnated with bromide of silver, used in contact printing and in enlarging.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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