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The inorganic polyatomic ion BrO3- or a compound containing it.
tr.v. bro·mat·ed, bro·mat·ing, bro·mates
To treat (a substance) chemically with a bromate.
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(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of bromic acid, containing the monovalent group -BrO3 or ion BrO3–
(Chemistry) to add bromate to (a product), as in the treatment of flour
[C19: probably from German Bromat; see bromo-, -ate1]
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n., v. -mat•ed, -mat•ing. n.
1. a salt of bromic acid.v.t.
2. to treat with bromine; brominate.
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A chemical compound containing the group BrO3.
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Past participle: bromated
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|Verb||1.||bromate - react with bromine|
react - undergo a chemical reaction; react with another substance under certain conditions; "The hydrogen and the oxygen react"
|2.||bromate - treat with bromine|
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