from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A corrosive, colorless liquid, HBrO3, used in making dyes and pharmaceuticals.
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- n. A corrosive colourless liquid, HBrO3; it is a powerful oxidizing agent, and is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and some dyes; it reacts with bases to form bromates.
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- n. an unstable acid used as an oxidizing agent
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