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Bromide vs. Bromate — What's the Difference?

Bromide vs. Bromate — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Bromide and Bromate

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Bromide

A bromide ion is the negatively charged form (Br−) of the element bromine, a member of the halogens group on the periodic table.
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Bromate

The bromate anion, BrO−3, is a bromine-based oxoanion. A bromate is a chemical compound that contains this ion.
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Bromide

Univalent anionic bromine, or a compound of bromine, especially a binary compound of bromine with a more electropositive element.
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Bromate

The inorganic polyatomic ion BrO3- or a compound containing it.
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Bromide

Potassium bromide.
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Bromate

To treat (a substance) chemically with a bromate.
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Bromide

A commonplace remark or notion; a platitude.
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Bromate

(inorganic chemistry) the anion BrO3-1, derived from bromic acid; any salt containing this anion
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Bromide

A tiresome person; a bore.
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Bromate

To treat with bromic acid or a bromate
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Bromide

(inorganic chemistry) A binary compound of bromine and some other element or radical.
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Bromate

A salt of bromic acid.
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Bromide

A dose of bromide taken as a sedative, or to reduce sexual appetite.
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Bromate

To combine or impregnate with bromine; as, bromated camphor.
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Bromide

(by extension) A dull person with conventional thoughts.
My adviser at college was a bromide who had not had an original thought in years.
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Bromate

React with bromine
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Bromide

A platitude.
We hoped the speech would include reassurances, but instead it was merely one bromide after another.
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Bromate

Treat with bromine
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Bromide

(photography) A print made on bromide paper.
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Bromide

A compound of bromine with a positive radical.
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Bromide

A person who is conventional and commonplace in his habits of thought and conversation.
The bromide conforms to everything sanctioned by the majority, and may be depended upon to be trite, banal, and arbitrary.
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Bromide

A conventional or trite saying; - often used in the phrase "old bromide".
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Bromide

Any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; used as a sedative
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Bromide

A trite or obvious remark
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Bromide

A sedative in the form of sodium or potassium bromide
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