chromium dioxide


noun

a strongly magnetic, black, semiconducting substance, CrO2, used as the active material in a type of recording tape.

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British Dictionary definitions for chromium dioxide

chromium dioxide

noun

a chemical compound used as a magnetic coating on cassette tapes; chromium(IV) oxide. Formula: CrO 2Also called (not in technical usage): chrome dioxide
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