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[mass noun] A strongly acidic solution of the gas hydrogen bromide in water.
- ‘The reaction requires large excesses of hydrobromic acid so that this synthesis has no economic importance.’
- ‘If necessary, the volume was adjusted by adding concentrated hydrobromic acid.’
- ‘Pure hydrobromic acid is a clear, colorless, fuming corrosive liquid with a strong, pungent odor.’
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