Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A salt of bromic acid.
  • n. An ion of bromic acid, BrO3.
  • transitive v. To treat (a substance) chemically with a bromate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the anion BrO3-1, derived from bromic acid; any salt containing this anion
  • v. To treat with bromic acid or a bromate

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of bromic acid.
  • transitive v. To combine or impregnate with bromine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt formed by the combination of bromic acid with a base.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. treat with bromine
  • v. react with bromine

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Examples

  • Most bromate breaks down into a harmless form, however, small amounts can create a risk for people.

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  • In this proposal — the product of a collaboration in 2005 between Ken McCown, Andy Wilcox and Kevin Hinders, with research and production assistance from their students — the fenced-off Silver Lake is turned into a public open space hosting one giant bioremediating ecological machine, one that could theoretical render inert the cancer-causing bromate and other pollutants.

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  • Cancer was inferred from the phrase "carcinogen bromate."

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  • In contrast, about 300 dangerous food additives will be allowed, including aspartame, BHA, BHT, potassium bromate, and tartrazine.

    Printing: Codex Alimentarius Threatens Human Health

  • While potassium bromate has not been banned in the U.S., the FDA discourages bakers from using it -- and at least one state, California, has approved a warning-label requirement that has led many bread makers to abandon the additive.

    Five Controversial Food Additives

  • Used to process flour, bromate has been the subject of much scrutiny and concern.

    Five Controversial Food Additives

  • A study by the FDA concluded that "it is reasonable, based on an extensive database, to assume that bromate induces tumors via oxidative damage."

    Five Controversial Food Additives

  • An Associated Press article published by The New York Times a couple of months ago told us that the Elysian and Silver Lake, “two reservoirs that supply drinking water” to sections of Los Angeles, were found to contain “high levels of the carcinogen bromate.”

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • In this proposal — the product of a collaboration in 2005 between Ken McCown, Andy Wilcox and Kevin Hinders, with research and production assistance from their students — the fenced-off Silver Lake is turned into a public open space hosting one giant bioremediating ecological machine, one that could theoretical render inert the cancer-causing bromate and other pollutants.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • But allow me to think out loud for a second: Ivanhoe is preventing the formation of a carcinogen by interrupting the photochemical reaction that forms bromate, the threat in question.

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