chromous

[ kroh-muh s ]
/ ˈkroʊ məs /
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adjective

containing chromium in the divalent state, as chromous carbonate, CrCO3.

Nearby words

  1. chromosome mapping,
  2. chromosome number,
  3. chromosomes,
  4. chromosphere,
  5. chromospheric,
  6. chromy,
  7. chromyl,
  8. chron-,
  9. chron.,
  10. chronaxie

Origin of chromous

First recorded in 1830–40; chrom(ium) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for chromous

chromous

/ (ˈkrəʊməs) /

adjective

of or containing chromium in the divalent state
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