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(Science: chemistry) Composed of hydrogen and bromine; as, hydrobromic acid.

(Science: chemistry) hydrobromic acid, a colourless, pungent, corrosive gas, HBr, usually collected as a solution in water. It resembles hydrochloric acid, but is weaker and less stable.

Synonym: hydrogen bromide.

Origin: Hydro-, 2 _ bromic.