brominate

verb
bro·​mi·​nate | \ ˈbrō-mə-ˌnāt How to pronounce brominate (audio) \
brominated; brominating

Definition of brominate

transitive verb

: to treat or cause to combine with bromine or a compound of bromine

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Other Words from brominate

bromination \ ˌbrō-​mə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce brominate (audio) \ noun

Examples of brominate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Specifically, they are brominated (or bromine-containing) tryptophan-kynurenine metabolic products. Brian Clark Howard, National Geographic, "These sharks glow underwater—thanks to tiny ‘lightsabers’," 8 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of brominate

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of brominate was in 1873

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“Brominate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brominate. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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brominate

transitive verb
bro·​mi·​nate | \ ˈbrō-mə-ˌnāt How to pronounce brominate (audio) \
brominated; brominating

Medical Definition of brominate

: to treat or cause to combine with bromine or a compound of bromine

Other Words from brominate

bromination \ ˌbrō-​mə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce brominate (audio) \ noun

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