tribromomethane


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tribromomethane

(ˌtraɪbrəʊməʊˈmiːθeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for bromoform
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Noun1.tribromomethane - colorless liquid haloform CHBr3
haloform - compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom
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The average total THM levels before and after swimming were 1.2 and 7.9 [micro]g/[m.sup.3], respectively, and the corresponding average levels for the individual THMs were 0.7 and 4.5 [micro]g/[m.sup.3] for chloroform, 0.26 and 1.78 [micro]g/[m.sup.3] for bromodichloromethane, 0.13 and 1.2 [micro]g/[m.sup.3] for chlorodibromomethane, and 0.1 and 0.5 [micro]g/[m.sup.3] for bromoform (tribromomethane).
Four of the 10 possible THMs regulated as total THMs are trichloromethane (chloroform), tribromomethane (bromoform), bromodichloromethane and bromochloromethane.