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4 definitions found
 for bromide
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bromide
      n 1: any of the salts of hydrobromic acid; formerly used as a
           sedative but now generally replaced by safer drugs
      2: a trite or obvious remark [syn: platitude, cliche,
         banality, commonplace, bromide]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "bromide":
     abstraction, banality, chestnut, cliche, commonplace,
     commonplace expression, corn, familiar tune, general idea,
     generalization, generalized proposition, glittering generality,
     hackneyed expression, hackneyed saying, lieu commun,
     locus communis, old joke, old saw, old song, old story, platitude,
     prosaicism, prosaism, prose, reiteration, retold story,
     rubber stamp, shibboleth, stereotyped saying, sweeping statement,
     tag, tired cliche, trite saying, triticism, truism,
     twice-told tale
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Bromide, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    163
     Housing Units (2000): 80
     Land area (2000):     0.669281 sq. miles (1.733430 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.669281 sq. miles (1.733430 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            09150
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             34.417909 N, 96.494569 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Bromide, OK
      Bromide
  

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