bathochrome

noun
bath·​o·​chrome | \ ˈbathə‧ˌkrōm \
variants: or less commonly bathychrome \ ˈbathə‧ˌkrōm \
plural -s

Definition of bathochrome

: an atom or group that when introduced into a compound (such as a dye) causes a visible deepening of color (as from yellow toward green) contrasted with hypsochrome

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Other Words from bathochrome

bathochromic \ ¦⸗⸗‧¦krōmik \ adjective

History and Etymology for bathochrome

German bathychrom, from bathy- + -chrom -chrome

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“Bathochrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathochrome. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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