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sodium bichromate

noun, Chemistry.

sodium dichromate

or sodium bichromate

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noun, Chemistry.
a red or orange crystalline, water-soluble solid, Na 2 Cr 2 O 7 ⋅2H 2 O, used as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of dyes and inks, as a corrosion inhibitor, a mordant, a laboratory reagent, in the tanning of leather, and in electroplating.
Origin of sodium dichromate
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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sodium dichromate

a soluble crystalline solid compound, usually obtained as red or orange crystals and used as an oxidizing agent, corrosion inhibitor, and mordant. Formula Na2Cr2O7 Also called (not in technical usage) sodium bichromate
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