a yellow crystalline compound, PbCrO4, toxic, insoluble in water: used as an industrial paint pigment.
Origin of lead chromate
First recorded in 1900–05
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chem a yellow solid used as a pigment, as in chrome yellow. Formula: PbCrO 4
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