hydrobromic acid

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hy·​dro·​bro·​mic acid | \ ˌhī-drə-ˈbrō-mik- How to pronounce hydrobromic acid (audio) \

Definition of hydrobromic acid

: an aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide HBr that is a strong acid and a weak reducing agent and that is used especially for making bromides

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1830, in the meaning defined above

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hydrobromic acid

noun
hy·​dro·​bro·​mic acid | \ ˌhī-drə-ˌbrō-mik- How to pronounce hydrobromic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydrobromic acid

: an aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide HBr that is a strong acid resembling hydrochloric acid chemically, that is a weak reducing agent, and that is used especially for making bromides

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