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hydrobromic acid

noun
1.
a colorless or faintly yellow corrosive liquid, HBr, an aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples from the web for hydrobromic acid
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for hydrobromic acid

hydrobromic acid

/ˌhaɪdrəʊˈbrəʊmɪk/
noun
1.
the colourless or faintly yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide: a strong acid
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