potassium dichromate


potassium dichromate

noun

Definition of POTASSIUM DICHROMATE

:  a soluble salt K2Cr2O7 forming large orange-red crystals used especially in dyeing, in photography, and as an oxidizing agent

First Known Use of POTASSIUM DICHROMATE

1871

potassium dichromate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POTASSIUM DICHROMATE

: a soluble salt K2Cr2O7 forming large orange-red crystals that is used as an oxidizing agent and in the Golgi method of staining nerve tissue—called also potassium bichromate

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