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Vengosh’s team has found, for example, that the presence of carcinogenic hexavalent chromium in many North Carolina drinking water wells stems from volcanic rocks underground, not coal ash.
The closing Saltarello was a particular pleasure, fast and precise but neither driven nor chromium-plated.
The new magnet, made of chromium triiodide (CrI3), has some curious properties, just like previous 2-D materials.
Automakers are making nearly continuous improvements to vehicle engines and structures by alloying their steels with an evolving list of special ingredients such as manganese, titanium, chromium, and nickel.
Water or soil samples showed detectable levels of arsenic, lead, barium, cadmium, nickel, chloroform, chromium, selenium, mercury, and a substance called bis(2-ethylhexylphthlate) or DEHP.
Radium is just one of hundreds of contaminants found in drinking water systems nationwide like arsenic, cadmium, pesticides and metals including hexavalent chromium and lead.
Raw water also could contain dangerous heavy metals such as arsenic, lead, mercury, chromium, and cadmium.
Hollis said tests paid for by ACT and WBTV, the Observer’s news partner, found hexavalent chromium and other contaminants in his well.
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Origin and Etymology of chromium
First Known Use: 1807See Words from the same year
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Definition of chromium for English Language Learners
: a blue-white metallic element that is combined with other metals and used to cover other metals with a shiny surface
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