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bromic

[ broh-mik ]

adjective

, Chemistry.
  1. containing pentavalent bromine.


bromic

/ ˈbrəʊmɪk /

adjective

  1. of or containing bromine in the trivalent or pentavalent state


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bromic1

First recorded in 1820–30; brom- + -ic

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Example Sentences

It combines with oxygen with feeble affinity, forming bromic acid.

Brom′ate, a combination of bromic acid with a salifiable base; Brom′ide, a combination of bromine with a base.

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