a salt of chromic acid, as potassium chromate, K2CrO4.
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How to use chromate in a sentence
Each molecule of silver chromate forms two silver ions when it is ionized.The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. | Julius Stieglitz
The complication, resulting from the hydrolysis of the chromate, is not included in this calculation.The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. | Julius Stieglitz
Or chromate of baryta, is exceedingly difficult to make well.Field's Chromatography | George Field
Under this name chromate of cadmium was introduced some few years back.Field's Chromatography | George Field
Any chromium present will now be in solution in the easily recognised form of potassic chromate (see “Chromium”).Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth
British Dictionary definitions for chromate
any salt or ester of chromic acid. Simple chromate salts contain the divalent ion, CrO 4 2–, and are orange
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Scientific definitions for chromate
A chemical compound containing the group CrO4.
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