bichromate

noun

bi·​chro·​mate (ˌ)bī-ˈkrō-ˌmāt How to pronounce bichromate (audio)
ˈbī-krō-
: a dichromate especially of sodium or potassium
bichromated adjective

Examples of bichromate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Library of Congress owns another in platinum; the Metropolitan Museum of Art owns a version made in gum bichromate, another labor-intensive process resulting in an image that some liken to red chalk drawings. Judith H. Dobrzynski, WSJ, 30 Apr. 2021 Mac Cosgrove-Davies prints the same image in various antique photographic formats, including cyanotype (or blueprint), oil, carbon and gum bichromate. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, 20 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bichromate was in 1817

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“Bichromate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bichromate. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

bichromate

noun
bi·​chro·​mate (ˈ)bī-ˈkrō-ˌmāt How to pronounce bichromate (audio) ˈbī-krō- How to pronounce bichromate (audio)
: a dichromate especially of sodium or potassium
bichromated adjective
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