[broh-meyt] Chemistry.
a salt of bromic acid.
verb (used with object), bromated, bromating.
to treat with bromine; brominate.

1830–40; brom(ic) + -ate2 Unabridged
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bromate (ˈbrəʊmeɪt)
1.  any salt or ester of bromic acid, containing the monovalent group -BrO3 or ion BrO3--
2.  to add bromate to (a product), as in the treatment of flour
[C19: probably from German Bromat; see bromo-, -ate1]

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bromate bro·mate (brō'māt')

  1. A salt of bromic acid.

  2. An ion of bromic acid.

v. bro·mat·ed, bro·mat·ing, bro·mates
To treat a substance chemically with a bromate.
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bromate   (brō'māt')  Pronunciation Key 
A salt or ester containing the group BrO3.
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