Definition of bromic acid in English:

bromic acid

Syllabification: bro·mic ac·id
Pronunciation: /ˌbrōmik ˈasid
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A strongly oxidizing acid known only in aqueous solutions.
    • Chemical formula: HBrO3
    More example sentences
    • Main ingredients and appearance: This product is white and loose powder compounded by food grade bromic acid and starch of food grade.
    • A comparison of the known bromic acid pK 2 values shows that they are very different from each other.
    • Bromic acid, HBrO3, is a bromine oxoacid.

Derivatives

bromate

Pronunciation: /ˈbrōˌmāt/
noun
More example sentences
  • Both Best Bites and Honorable mentions are free of potassium bromate, an additive that improves the texture of bread but that has caused tumors in laboratory animals.
  • It came after the 95p bottles of water were found to be contaminated with illegal levels of bromate, a potentially cancer causing chemical.
  • Although ozone does create far fewer by-products than chlorine, it may react to produce bromate, which in EPA studies has been shown to cause cancer in rats.

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