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dichromate

[ dahy-kroh-meyt ]
/ daɪˈkroʊ meɪt /
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noun

Chemistry. a salt of the hypothetical acid H2Cr2O7, as potassium dichromate, K2Cr2O7.

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Also bichromate.

Origin of dichromate

First recorded in 1860–65; di-1 + chromate
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British Dictionary definitions for dichromate

dichromate
/ (daɪˈkrəʊmeɪt) /

noun

any salt or ester of dichromic acid. Dichromate salts contain the ion Cr 2 O 7 2–Also called: bichromate
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Medical definitions for dichromate

dichromate
[ dī-krōmāt′, dīkrō- ]

n.

A compound containing the divalent negative ion, Cr2O7, usually having a characteristic orange-red color.bichromate
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