Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A compound (CBr3COH) obtained by the action of bromine on alcohol.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) An oily, colorless fluid, CBr3.COH, related to bromoform, as chloral is to chloroform, and obtained by the action of bromine on alcohol.

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  • noun organic chemistry The compound tribromoacetaldehyde CBr3-CHO

Etymologies

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From bromine and alcohol - compare chloral

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