from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A chemical compound containing two bromine atoms bound to another element or radical.
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- n. any bromide containing two bromine atoms in each molecule
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., a compound containing two atoms of bromine united to a dyad element or radical: as, ethylene dibromide.
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Report of USAID fact-finding team on ethylene dibromide quarantine program uses on tropical fruits in Caribbean Basin Initiative countries by George Cavin
A number of different alcohols (methanol, ethanol, etc.) can be used in place of ethylene dibromide in gasoline.
Place 1 milliliter of 40-percent ethylene dibromide or an equivalent quantity of another dilution in each hole.
If you are not equipped to spray, you may obtain some control by treating the soil under the trees with ethylene dibromide at a depth of 5 inches.
In cases of serious infestation, fumigation with methyl bromide and ethylene dibromide has been reported to be successful.
How can ethylene dibromide be an ozone depleating substance?
The ethylene dibromide misses some of the lead because what is not caught by it and blown out the exhaust as lead bromide is deposited in the combustion chamber and on the spark plugs.
The soil contains numerous pesticides such as dinoseb, ethylene dibromide and other fumigants, and the EPA says the groundwater also is contaminated with pesticides.
Fisheries experts are planning to use two herbicides - glyphosate, commonly sold as Roundup, and diquat dibromide - to kill all vegetation in the pond and lower the oxygen levels.
Ethylene dibromide, or EDB, another chemical used to kill nematodes, has been found in groundwater of both Carolinas.