chromate

[ kroh-meyt ]
/ ˈkroʊ meɪt /

noun

a salt of chromic acid, as potassium chromate, K2CrO4.

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Origin of chromate

First recorded in 1810–20; chrom(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for chromate

chromate
/ (ˈkrəʊˌmeɪt) /

noun

any salt or ester of chromic acid. Simple chromate salts contain the divalent ion, CrO 4 2–, and are orange
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Medical definitions for chromate

chromate
[ krōmāt′ ]

n.

A salt of chromic acid.
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Scientific definitions for chromate

chromate
[ krōmāt′ ]

A chemical compound containing the group CrO4.
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