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bromate

[broh-meyt] /ˈbroʊ meɪt/
noun
1.
a salt of bromic acid.
verb (used with object), bromated, bromating.
2.
to treat with bromine; brominate.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; brom(ic) + -ate2
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Examples from the web for bromate
  • In addition to bromide, bromate may form as a by-product under some conditions.
  • bromate forms when water containing bromide is disinfected with ozone.
British Dictionary definitions for bromate

bromate

/ˈbrəʊmeɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of bromic acid, containing the monovalent group -BrO3 or ion BrO3
verb
2.
to add bromate to (a product), as in the treatment of flour
Word Origin
C19: probably from German Bromat; see bromo-, -ate1
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bromate in Medicine

bromate bro·mate (brō'māt')
n.

  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 in Science
bromate
  (brō'māt')   
A salt or ester containing the group BrO3.
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