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hydrobromic acid(hī'drəbrō`mĭk): see bromidebromide,
any of a group of compounds that contain bromine and a more electropositive element or radical. Bromides are formed by the reaction of bromine or a bromide with another substance; they are widely distributed in nature.
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hydrobromic acid[¦hī·drə′brō·mik ′as·əd]
HBr A solution of hydrogen bromide in water, usually 40%; a clear, colorless liquid; used in medicine, analytical chemistry, and synthesis of organic compounds.
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