Definition of Hydrogen bromide

1. Noun. A colorless gas that yields hydrobromic acid in solution with water.

Generic synonyms: Bromide

Definition of Hydrogen bromide

1. Noun. (inorganic compound) A colourless gas having an irritating smell; it has the molecular formula HBr, and dissolves in water to form hydrobromic acid; it has many industrial applications including the production of barbiturates and synthetic hormones. ¹

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Medical Definition of Hydrogen bromide

1. HBr;a colourless gas that has a very irritating odour and fumes in moist air; in aqueous solution, it is hydrobromic acid. Hydrogen chloride, HCl;a very soluble gas which, in solution, forms hydrochloric acid. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrogen Bromide

hydrogen-transporting ATP synthase
hydrogen acceptor
hydrogen acetate
hydrogen acid
hydrogen air
hydrogen arsenide
hydrogen atom
hydrogen azide
hydrogen bomb
hydrogen bombs
hydrogen bond
hydrogen bonded
hydrogen bonding
hydrogen bonds
hydrogen bromide (current term)
hydrogen burning
hydrogen car
hydrogen carbonate
hydrogen carrier
hydrogen cars
hydrogen chlorate
hydrogen chloride
hydrogen chlorite
hydrogen cyanide
hydrogen cycle
hydrogen dehydrogenase
hydrogen dioxide
hydrogen disulfide
hydrogen disulphide

Literary usage of Hydrogen bromide

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"hydrogen bromide and iodide cannot be prepared in this manner from metallic bromides and iodides, as they are partially decomposed by concentrated sulphuric ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"As a preliminary to the main series of experiments the validity of Faraday's law for solutions in hydrogen bromide was tested, and the law found to hold ..."

3. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik Holleman, Hermon Charles Cooper (1911)
"hydrogen bromide, or HYDROBROMIC ACID, HBr. 45. This gaseous compound can be obtained by direct synthesis from its elements; for this purpose it is ..."

4. Thermochemistry by Julius Thomsen (1908)
"Hydrogen Chloride, hydrogen bromide, and Hydrogen Iodide. The heat of formation of hydrogen chloride is measured directly by burning dry chlorine in an ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1912)
"It is interesting to compare the conductivity of the hydrogen bromide solutions of the alcohols with corresponding solutions in the hydrogen chloride. ..."

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