Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The inorganic polyatomic ion BrO3 or a compound containing it.
  • transitive verb To treat (a substance) chemically with a bromate.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • transitive verb (Med.) To combine or impregnate with bromine.
  • noun (Chem.) A salt of bromic acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun inorganic chemistry the anion BrO3-1, derived from bromic acid; any salt containing this anion
  • verb To treat with bromic acid or a bromate

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

  • verb treat with bromine
  • verb react with bromine

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Examples

  • 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.

    Treating Cancer with Landscape Architecture

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

    Treating Cancer with Landscape Architecture

  • 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.”

    Treating Cancer with Landscape Architecture

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

    10 Food Additives You Should Try To Avoid - The Consumerist

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

    Printing: Codex Alimentarius Threatens Human Health

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

    Codex Alimentarius Threatens Human Health

  • 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

  • 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

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