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bromate

[ broh-meyt ]
/ ˈbroʊ meɪt /
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noun
a salt of bromic acid.
verb (used with object), bro·mat·ed, bro·mat·ing.
to treat with bromine; brominate.
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Origin of bromate

First recorded in 1830–40; brom(ic) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for bromate

bromate
/ (ˈbrəʊmeɪt) /

noun
any salt or ester of bromic acid, containing the monovalent group -BrO 3 or ion BrO 3
verb
to add bromate to (a product), as in the treatment of flour

Word Origin for bromate

C19: probably from German Bromat; see bromo-, -ate 1
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Scientific definitions for bromate

bromate
[ brōmāt′ ]

A salt or ester containing the group BrO3.
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