bromic acid


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bro·mic acid

 (brō′mĭk)
n.
A corrosive, colorless liquid, HBrO3, found only in aqueous solution, used as an oxidant and in making dyes and pharmaceuticals.

bromic acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless unstable water-soluble liquid used as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals. Formula: HBrO3

bro′mic ac′id


n.
an acid, HBrO3, used chiefly as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.bromic acid - an unstable acid used as an oxidizing agent
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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There are three major derivatives of bromine-organobromines, clear brine fluid, and hydrogen bromide or hydro bromic acid.