a carcinogenic, colorless liquid, BrCHCHBr, used as an additive to remove the lead during the burning of leaded gasoline and, formerly, as a fumigant to protect stored food, esp. grain and fruit, from insects, rodents, etc.
Origin: e(thylene) d(i)b(romide)
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