an oily, colorless liquid, CBr 3 CHO, used in medicine chiefly as an anodyne and hypnotic.
a yellowish oily synthetic liquid formerly used medicinally as a sedative and hypnotic; tribromoacetaldehyde. Formula: Br3CCHO
a relationship or friendship between two men that is extremely close but does not involve sex. Contemporary Examples Shimon Peres’s Influence Wanes as Israel Grows More Bellicose Toward Iran Dan Ephron March 1, 2012 Jay Leno’s Greatest Hits The Daily Beast Video May 28, 2009 Bill O’Reilly and Jon Stewart: Rumble in the Air Conditioned […]
noting or pertaining to a bromance: You might call this movie a bromantic comedy. Contemporary Examples Stars of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Answer Fan Q’s Via Twitter—Here Are the Best Replies Amy Zimmerman September 24, 2013 Paul Begala: Mitt Romney Wins Now, Loses Later Paul Begala April 3, 2012
a salt of bromic acid. to treat with bromine; brominate. Historical Examples A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 Various America’s Munitions 1917-1918 Benedict Crowell noun any salt or ester of bromic acid, containing the monovalent group -BrO3 or ion BrO3– verb to add bromate […]
any of the swollen hyphal tips of certain fungi, on which ants can feed.