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lead chromate

[ led ]
/ lɛd /
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noun Chemistry.

a yellow crystalline compound, PbCrO4, toxic, insoluble in water: used as an industrial paint pigment.

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Origin of lead chromate

First recorded in 1900–05
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lead chromate
/ (lɛd) /

noun

chem a yellow solid used as a pigment, as in chrome yellow. Formula: PbCrO 4
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