Definition of bromate in English:

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bromate

Pronunciation: /ˈbrəʊmeɪt/

noun

Chemistry
A salt or ester of bromic acid.
Example sentences
  • A spokesman told News Shopper the excess bromate was due to a chemical reaction during the adding of ozone to the water.
  • Potassium bromate has been used as a food additive in the treatment of flour and as a constituent of the neutralizer in cold-wave hair solutions.
  • While bromate is potentially carcinogenic, a spokeswoman for Coca-Cola stressed that there was no health risk from drinking bottles of Dasani.
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