bromate

noun
bro·​mate | \ ˈbrō-ˌmāt How to pronounce bromate (audio) \

Definition of bromate

: a salt of bromic acid

Examples of bromate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of bromate

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bromate was in 1830

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“Bromate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bromate. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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More Definitions for bromate

bromate

noun
bro·​mate | \ ˈbrō-ˌmāt How to pronounce bromate (audio) \

Medical Definition of bromate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a salt of bromic acid
bromated; bromating

Medical Definition of bromate (Entry 2 of 2)

: to treat with a bromate broadly : brominate

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