noun Chemistry.
a colorless, heavy liquid, CHBr 3 , used chiefly as an intermediate in organic synthesis.

1870–75; bromo- + (chloro)form Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To bromoform
World English Dictionary
bromoform (ˈbrəʊməˌfɔːm)
Systematic name: tribromomethane a heavy colourless liquid substance with a sweetish taste and an odour resembling that of chloroform. Formula: CHBr3

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences for bromoform
This reaction is still used for the production of bromoform and iodoform.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature