hydrobromic acid

noun
a colorless or faintly yellow corrosive liquid, HBr, an aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide.

Origin:
1830–40

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hydrobromic acid (ˌhaɪdrəʊˈbrəʊmɪk)
 
n
the colourless or faintly yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide: a strong acid

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Decomposed by water to form arsenic acid and hydrobromic acid, a corrosive.
Toxicity secondary to bromine and hydrobromic acid exposure.
Ethyl bromide readily decomposes into hydrobromic acid, particularly in the presence of hot surfaces or open flames.
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