Meaning of bromic acid

bro'mic ac'id

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. an acid, HBrO, stable only in very dilute solutions, usually produced by the reaction of barium bromate with sulfuric acid: used chiefly as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals.
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