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noun Chemistry.
  1. dichromate.
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Origin of bichromate

First recorded in 1850–55; bi-1 + chromate
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Examples from the Web for bichromate

Historical Examples of bichromate

  • It consists of an induction coil, put into action by a bichromate battery.

    Criminal Man

    Gina Lombroso-Ferrero

  • They dye good but fugitive red with bichromate of potash, or alum.

    Vegetable Dyes

    Ethel M. Mairet

  • It must be kept in mind that bichromate of potash is a poison.

  • At such times a bichromate of potash cell becomes of service.

    Electric Gas Lighting

    Norman H. Schneider

  • It may be necessary to repeat the boiling in the acid and bichromate.

British Dictionary definitions for bichromate


  1. another name for dichromate
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bichromate in Medicine


(bī-krōmāt′, -mĭt)
  1. dichromate
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