a colorless gas, HBr, having a pungent odor: the anhydride of hydrobromic acid.
a colourless pungent gas used in organic synthesis. Formula: HBr
an aqueous solution of hydrogen bromide; hydrobromic acid
hydrogen bromide n.
An irritating colorless gas used in the manufacture of barbiturates and synthetic hormones.
- Hydrogen carbonate
noun 1. another name for bicarbonate
noun 1. a colorless gas, HCl, having a pungent odor: the anhydride of hydrochloric acid. noun 1. a colourless pungent corrosive gas obtained by the action of sulphuric acid on sodium chloride: used in making vinyl chloride and other organic chemicals. Formula: HCl 2. an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride; hydrochloric acid hydrogen chloride n. […]
noun 1. a colorless poisonous gas, HCN, having a bitter almondlike odor: in aqueous solution it forms hydrocyanic acid. noun 1. a colourless poisonous liquid with a faint odour of bitter almonds, usually made by a catalysed reaction between ammonia, oxygen, and methane. It forms prussic acid in aqueous solution and is used for making […]
- Hydrogen donor
hydrogen donor n. A substance or compound that gives up or transfers a hydrogen atom to another substance.