from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A clear, colorless or faintly yellow, highly acidic and corrosive aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide, HBr, used in the manufacture of bromides.
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- n. A solution of hydrogen bromide, HBr, in water; it is a strong acid, used in the production of bromine compounds.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a colorless, pungent, corrosive gas, HBr, usually collected as a solution in water. It resembles hydrochloric acid, but is weaker and less stable. Called also hydrogen bromide.
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- n. an aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide that is a strong liquid acid
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