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dichromic1

[dahy-kroh-mik]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to or involving two colors only: dichromic vision.

Origin of dichromic1

First recorded in 1850–55; di-1 + chromic

dichromic2

[dahy-kroh-mik]
adjective Chemistry.
  1. (of a compound) containing two atoms of chromium.

Origin of dichromic2

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Examples from the Web for dichromic

Historical Examples

  • Like manganese, chromium forms two unstable acids, namely, chromic acid and dichromic acid.

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

    William McPherson


British Dictionary definitions for dichromic

dichromic

adjective
  1. of or involving only two colours; dichromatic
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