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lead chromate

[ led ]

noun

, Chemistry.
  1. a yellow crystalline compound, PbCrO 4 , toxic, insoluble in water: used as an industrial paint pigment.


lead chromate

/ lɛd /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of lead chromate1

First recorded in 1900–05

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Example Sentences

Poudre Blanche Cornil: ammonium nitrate, alkali nitrate, nitronaphthalene, lead chromate.

"Acagine," a mixture of bleaching powder with fifteen per cent of lead chromate.

The substance is lead chromate, PbCrO4, and contains 16.1 per cent.

Lead chromate (PbCrO4) is the well-known pigment chrome yellow.

The pigment known as “Cologne yellow” consists of 25 parts of lead chromate, 15 of lead sulphate, and 60 of calcic sulphate.

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