from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A compound containing the divalent negative ion, Cr2O7, usually having a characteristic orange-red color. Also called bichromate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any salt of dichromic acid; in solution the orange dichromate anion (Cr2O72-) is in equilibrium with the yellow chromate anion (CrO42-), the relative amount of each ion depending on the pH; they are both very powerful oxidizing agents
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A salt of chromic acid containing two equivalents of the acid radical to one of the base; -- called also bichromate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as bichromate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a salt of the hypothetical dichromic acid
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