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chromic acid

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noun
  1. a hypothetical acid, H2CrO4, known only in solution or in the form of its salts.

Origin of chromic acid

First recorded in 1790–1800
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chromic acid

noun
  1. an unstable dibasic oxidizing acid known only in solution and in the form of chromate salts. Formula: H 2 CrO 4
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