verb (used with object), bro·min·at·ed, bro·min·at·ing. Chemistry.

to treat or combine with bromine; bromate.

Origin of brominate

First recorded in 1870–75; bromine + -ate1
Related formsbro·mi·na·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for brominate



to treat or react with bromineAlso: bromate
Derived Formsbromination, noun
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Medicine definitions for brominate




To combine with bromine or with a compound containing bromine.
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