Definition of hydrobromic acid in English:

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hydrobromic acid

Pronunciation: /ˌhīdrəˌbrōmik ˈasəd/


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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Syllabification: hy·dro·bro·mic ac·id

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