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hydrobromic acid Line breaks: hydro|bro¦mic acid
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈbrəʊmɪk/

Definition of hydrobromic acid in English:


[mass noun] Chemistry
A strongly acidic solution of the gas hydrogen bromide in water.
  • Chemical formula: HBr
Example sentences
  • The reaction requires large excesses of hydrobromic acid so that this synthesis has no economic importance.
  • Pure hydrobromic acid is a clear, colorless, fuming corrosive liquid with a strong, pungent odor.
  • If necessary, the volume was adjusted by adding concentrated hydrobromic acid.
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