from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A corrosive, colorless liquid, HBrO3, found only in aqueous solution, used as an oxidant and in making dyes and pharmaceuticals.
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- noun inorganic chemistry A
corrosive colourless liquid, HBrO3; it is a powerful oxidizing agent, and is used in the manufactureof pharmaceuticalsand some dyes; it reactswith basesto form bromates.
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- noun an unstable acid used as an oxidizing agent
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