Origin of dichromate
First recorded in 1860–65; di-1
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Historical Examples of dichromate
The dichromate is first dissolved, and the acid added gradually.
It is sometimes advisable to regulate the quantity of dichromate.
First mix the ammonia with the water, then grind up and add the dichromate.
After this it is well washed to remove the unaltered gum and dichromate salt.
Other organic substances are also often used, instead of glucose, to reduce the dichromate.
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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A compound containing the divalent negative ion, Cr2O7, usually having a characteristic orange-red color.bichromate
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