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broiler a device used for broiling food, such as a grill, pan, or compartment in a stove. [2 definitions]
broke past tense of break. [2 definitions]
broken smashed into pieces or no longer usable. [9 definitions]
broken-down weak or shattered from disease or age.
broken-hearted full of intense grief or disappointment.
broker a person whose business is to negotiate buying and selling, esp. of stocks or real estate, on another's behalf.
brokerage the business of a broker. [2 definitions]
bromate any salt of bromic acid.
bromeliad any of several plants of the pineapple family, usu. having stiff leaves and spikes of bright flowers, and sometimes growing non-parasitically on other plants.
bromic acid a poisonous acid that is stable only in very dilute form and is used as an oxidizing agent.
bromide a compound consisting of bromine and at least one other element. [4 definitions]
bromidic commonplace or dull.
bromine a chemical element of the halogen group that has thirty-five protons in each nucleus, occurring as a toxic, volatile, dark reddish brown liquid or in various compounds such as acids and salts. (symbol: Br)
bronchi pl. of bronchus.
bronchial of or pertaining to the branched tubes into which the windpipe divides.
bronchial tube a bronchus or any of the tubes branching from it; one of the two main branches of the trachea.
bronchiectasis chronic dilation of the bronchi or bronchial tubes.
bronchiole any of the small, thin-walled branches of a bronchial tube.
bronchitis inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the bronchial tubes.
broncho- windpipe or bronchus.
bronchodilator a drug that acts to dilate constricted air passages in the lungs, used esp. in the treatment of asthma.