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bichrome

[bahy-krohm] /ˈbaɪˌkroʊm/
adjective
1.
Origin of bichrome
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25; bi-1 + -chrome
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  • The animal gum contained in the Indian ink combines with the bichrome, and becomes insoluble under the influence of light.

    Paper and Printing Recipes J. Sawtelle Ford
  • Potassic dichromate (bichromate of potash: bichrome) contains potassium, chromium, and oxygen.

  • I take a solution of acetate of lead (sugar of lead), and to it I add some solution of bichrome (potassium bichromate).

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