chromate

noun
chro·​mate | \ ˈkrō-ˌmāt How to pronounce chromate (audio) \

Definition of chromate

: a salt of chromic acid

Examples of chromate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nickel mines have been found to increase the release of soluble chromate into groundwater and surface water, experts say. NBC news, 8 Dec. 2021 Surveillance footage later revealed Dagley drilled into tanks of sodium cyanide, hydrochloric acid, yellow chromate, ferrous chloride, and sulfuric acid, according to a current owner, Ed Cochran. Courtney Astolfi, cleveland.com, 30 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of chromate

1815, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chromate

borrowed from French, from chrôme chrome entry 1 + -ate -ate entry 1

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“Chromate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromate. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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chromate

noun
chro·​mate | \ ˈkrō-ˌmāt How to pronounce chromate (audio) \

Medical Definition of chromate

: a salt of chromic acid

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