dichromate

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noun di·chro·mate \(ˌ)dī-ˈkrō-ˌmāt, ˈdī-krō-\

Definition of dichromate

  1. :  a usually orange to red chromium salt containing the anion Cr2O72− dichromate of potassium —called also bichromate

Origin and Etymology of dichromate

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1864


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noun di·chro·mate \(ˈ)dī-ˈkrō-ˌmāt, ˈdī-krō-\

Medical Definition of dichromate

  1. :  a usually orange to red chromium salt containing the anion Cr2O72− dichromate of potassium


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