bromate

noun
bro·mate | \ˈbrō-ˌmāt \

Definition of bromate 

: a salt of bromic acid

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Potassium bromate and azodicarbonamide are generally recognized as safe by the USDA, but banned in European countries because of their links to cancer and respiratory problems. Danielle Centoni, Bon Appetit, "10 Junk-Free Condiments for Better Summer BBQs," 21 June 2017 When water containing bromine ions from natural mineral deposits is purified with ozone (O3), bromate (BrO3) is born. Patrick Di Justo, WIRED, "What’s Inside: Tap Water," 28 Feb. 2012 Potassium bromate and azodicarbonamide are generally recognized as safe by the USDA, but banned in European countries because of their links to cancer and respiratory problems. Danielle Centoni, Bon Appetit, "10 Junk-Free Condiments for Better Summer BBQs," 21 June 2017

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1830, in the meaning defined above

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bromate

noun
bro·mate | \ˈbrō-ˌmāt \

Medical Definition of bromate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a salt of bromic acid

bromate

transitive verb
bromated; bromating

Medical Definition of bromate (Entry 2 of 2)

: to treat with a bromate broadly : brominate

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