from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An irritating colorless gas, HBr, used in the manufacture of barbiturates and synthetic hormones.
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- n. A colourless gas having an irritating smell; it has the molecular formula HBr, and dissolves in water to form hydrobromic acid; it has many industrial applications including the production of barbiturates and synthetic hormones.
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- n. a colorless gas that yields hydrobromic acid in solution with water
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