hydrogen bromide

noun

Definition of hydrogen bromide

: a colorless irritating gas HBr that fumes in moist air and yields hydrobromic acid when dissolved in water

First Known Use of hydrogen bromide

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydrogen bromide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrogen%20bromide. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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hydrogen bromide

noun

Medical Definition of hydrogen bromide

: a colorless irritating gas HBr that fumes in moist air and that yields hydrobromic acid when dissolved in water

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