Definition of Bromic acid

1. Noun. An unstable acid used as an oxidizing agent.

Generic synonyms: Acid



Definition of Bromic acid

1. Noun. (inorganic compound) A corrosive colourless liquid, HBrO3; it is a powerful oxidizing agent, and is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and some dyes; it reacts with bases to form bromates. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bromic Acid

bromeliaceous
bromeliad
bromeliads
bromelias
bromelin
bromelins
bromellite
bromeosin
bromes
bromethalin
bromhexine
bromhexine hydrochloride
bromhidrosis
bromian
bromic
bromic acid (current term)
bromid
bromide
bromide acne
bromides
bromidic
bromidrosiphobia
bromidrosis
bromids
bromin
brominate
brominated
brominates
brominating

Literary usage of Bromic acid

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1833)
"It is hence apparent that hydro-bromic is analogous to hydriodic and muriatic acid gases; or, in other words, that 100 measures of hydro-bromic acid gas ..."

2. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1836)
"Of bromic acid. Bromine forms but one compound with oxygen, called bromic acid, which was discovered by Balard. Preparation.—When sulphuric acid is added to ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"A solution of ferric hydrate in bromic acid, yields by evaporation over sulphuric acid, a syrup, which, after drying over the water-bath, leaves a nearly ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"bromic acid is obtained from the bromate of potassa, which is prepared by dropping ... The dilute solution of bromic acid may be evaporated by gentle heat, ..."

5. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1906)
"Later experiments in connection with the work on bromic acid showed that the action of chloric acid in concentrated solution, on hydrochloric acid of far ..."

6. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1853)
"A mixture of 4 grms. of moderately strong bromic acid and 4 grms. alcohol ... If the bromic acid is in excess, the alcohol is wholly converted into acetic ..."

7. Chemistry by William Thomas Brande, Alfred Swaine Taylor (1863)
"bromic acid. of chlorine. If the air has been entirely displaced by the vapor, a lighted taper, inflamed camphor, or ether, introduced into a jar of it, ..."

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