Hy`dro*bro"mic (?), a. [Hydro-, 2 + bromic.] Chem.

Composed of hydrogen and bromine; as, hydrobromic acid.

Hydrobromic acid Chem., a colorless, pungent, corrosive gas, HBr, usually collected as a solution in water. It resembles hydrochloric acid, but is weaker and less stable. Called also hydrogen bromide.


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