Chemistry. a salt of the hypothetical acid H2Cr2O7, as potassium dichromate, K2Cr2O7.
- Also bichromate.
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How to use dichromate in a sentence
The dichromate is first dissolved, and the acid added gradually.Animal Proteins | Hugh Garner Bennett
On boiling it with copperas it becomes violet, while on boiling with potassium dichromate it changes to a yellowish brown.
Potassium dichromate, 3/8 oz.; hot water, 1/2 pint; dissolve, and add all together.
Potassic dichromate (bichromate of potash: bichrome) contains potassium, chromium, and oxygen.Electric Bells and All About Them | S. R. Bottone
Potassium dichromate might therefore be called potassium pyrochromate.An Elementary Study of Chemistry | William McPherson
British Dictionary definitions for dichromate
any salt or ester of dichromic acid. Dichromate salts contain the ion Cr 2 O 7 2–: Also called: bichromate
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