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  • A second drug, a hallucinogenic called bromo-dragonfly, has killed two others.

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  • Everyone usually winds up using madera de bromo though.

    Specifics vs. description

  • Quote madera de bromoWouldn't that be bromo de madero?

    Specifics vs. description

  • Atmospheric research quickly revealed that the chloro -, bromo - and part of the nitric oxide (NO) radicals entered the stratosphere because the original compounds from which they are formed are not destroyed by OH-radicals in the troposphere, as happens with most organic and inorganic gaseous pollutants.

    Antarctic ozone hole

  • Of particular interest are bromo-derivatives, which may have fire-retardant characteristics.

    5 Uses

  • Among the substitution products of the phenols, the thio -, chloro -, bromo -, nitro -, and aminophenols as a rule yield tanning matters similar in character.

    Synthetic Tannins

  • He knew the principle was bad, confessed to a scorn for friends of his whom he knew to be bromo-seltzer fiends, but he had the headache and the work to do -- a sure cure and a quick one seemed imperative.

    Civics and Health

  • It will be found that a mixture of nut oil and oil of bitter almonds, or of bromo-napthalene and acetone, can be made of only a faint yellow colour; and by exact adjustment of the proportions will have the same refractive index for any ray as crown glass (ordinary window glass).

    On Laboratory Arts

  • Put the dry glass into a bottle or beaker, and begin by adding almond oil (or bromo-napthalene), then add nut oil (or acetone) till the glass practically disappears when examined by sodium light, or light of any other wave-length, as may be required.

    On Laboratory Arts

  • (Fig. b) having upon its surface a thin layer of bromo-iodine silver

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 288, July 9, 1881

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  • Also a volcano in East Java, Mount Bromo.

    May 22, 2010

  • "Folk doctors cook pots of bromo from roots of bloodwort or toothwort — common worts for common colds."
    Eunoia by Christian Bök (upgraded edition), p 74

    May 22, 2010

  • According to Merriam-Webster, "a dose of a proprietary effervescent mixture used as a headache remedy, sedative, and antacid ; also : such a proprietary product".

    May 22, 2010