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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A nonmetallic largely pentavalent heavy volatile corrosive dark brown liquid element belonging to the halogens.

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  • The use of bromine as a disinfectant in hydrotherapy and other pool use has been a documented cause for concern for twenty years.
  • The word bromine comes from the Greek word bromos, meaning 'horrible smell'.
  • The name bromine, for example, is derived from a Greek word meaning a stench, referring to the extremely unpleasant odor of the substance.
  • As we know that chocolate contains bromine, which is extremely deadly to dogs. for more
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