tribromide etymology

English word tribromide comes from English tri-, English bromide

Detailed word origin of tribromide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
bromide English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) A binary compound of bromine and some other element or radical.. A dose of bromide taken as a sedative.. A dull person with conventional thoughts.. A platitude.
tribromide English (eng) (chemistry) any bromide containing three bromine atoms in each molecule.

Words with the same origin as tribromide

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium trong
Descendants of bromide
bromidic bromoil process carbro cetrimide