[ bahy-krohm ]


Origin of bichrome

First recorded in 1920–25; bi-1 + -chrome

Words Nearby bichrome Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use bichrome in a sentence

  • 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).

  • The animal gum contained in the Indian ink combines with the bichrome, and becomes insoluble under the influence of light.

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