chromic oxide

noun

Definition of chromic oxide

: an oxide Cr2O3 obtained as a green powder by thermal decomposition of most chromium compounds or by reduction of sodium dichromate or sodium chromate and used as the very permanent pigment chrome oxide green, as a coloring agent for glass and ceramic ware, and as a catalyst — compare chromic hydroxide

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“Chromic oxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromic%20oxide. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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