silver bromide
noun Date: 1869 a compound AgBr that is extremely sensitive to light and is much used for photographic materials

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  • silver bromide — n. a yellow white, crystalline compound, AgBr, which becomes dark when exposed to light: the main salt used in photographic emulsions …   English World dictionary

  • Silver bromide — chembox new OtherNames = bromargyrite bromyrite silver(I) bromide Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 7785 23 1 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = AgBr MolarMass = 187.772 g/mol Appearance = Pale yellow solid photosensitive Density =… …   Wikipedia

  • silver bromide — noun a bromide that darkens when exposed to light; used in making photographic emulsions • Hypernyms: ↑bromide • Substance Holonyms: ↑emulsion, ↑photographic emulsion * * * noun Etymology: silver ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver bromide — sidabro bromidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė AgBr atitikmenys: angl. silver bromide rus. серебра бромид; серебро бромистое …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • silver bromide — Chem. a yellowish, water insoluble powder, AgBr, which darkens on exposure to light, produced by the reaction of silver nitrate with a bromide: used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • silver bromide — /sɪlvə ˈbroʊmaɪd/ (say silvuh brohmuyd) noun a light sensitive compound, AgBr, which is of basic importance in photography. It is obtained from the reaction of a bromide with a silver salt …   Australian English dictionary

  • silver bromide — sil′ver bro′mide n. chem. a yellowish powder, AgBr, that darkens on exposure to light: used chiefly in photographic emulsions • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bromide (photography) — Bromide, in photography, refers to a type of photographic printing paper coated in an emulsion of silver bromide, or a photograph made thereof. Images are imprinted on the bromide paper via the gelatin silver process.It was invented in the 19th… …   Wikipedia

  • Silver nitrate — Silver nitrate …   Wikipedia

  • Bromide (disambiguation) — Bromide can refer to:In language: * Bromide (language), a figure of speech meaning a tranquilizing cliché.In chemistry: * Bromide, the anion of bromine, or any ionic salt containing bromide as the only anion, or (as a common name) any covalent… …   Wikipedia

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