a salt of bromic acid, containing the univalent, negative radical BrO
Origin of bromatebrom(o)- + -ate
to treat or combine with a bromate or with bromine
The inorganic polyatomic ion BrO3− or a compound containing it.
transitive verbbro·mat·ed, bro·mat·ing, bro·mates
To treat (a substance) chemically with a bromate.
(third-person singular simple present bromates, present participle bromating, simple past and past participle bromated)
- To treat with bromic acid or a bromate