chromic

[ kroh-mik ]
/ ˈkroʊ mɪk /
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adjective

of or containing chromium in the trivalent state, as chromic hydroxide, Cr(OH)3.
of or derived from chromic acid.

Nearby words

  1. chrome yellow,
  2. chromel,
  3. chromeplate,
  4. chromesthesia,
  5. chromhidrosis,
  6. chromic acetate,
  7. chromic acid,
  8. chromic chloride,
  9. chromic fluoride,
  10. chromic oxide

Origin of chromic

First recorded in 1790–1800; chrom(ium) + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for chromic

chromic

/ (ˈkrəʊmɪk) /

adjective

of or containing chromium in the trivalent state
of or derived from chromic acid
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