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[mass noun] A strongly oxidizing acid known only in aqueous solutions.
- ‘Main ingredients and appearance: This product is white and loose powder compounded by food grade bromic acid and starch of food grade.’
- ‘Bromic acid, HBrO3, is a bromine oxoacid.’
- ‘A comparison of the known bromic acid pK 2 values shows that they are very different from each other.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.