Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or containing chromium, especially with valence 3.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to chrome or chromium, or obtained from it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, chromium; -- said of the compounds of chromium in which it has its higher valence.
  • adjective an acid, H2CrO4, analogous to sulphuric acid, not readily obtained in the free state, but forming well known salts, many of which are colored pigments, as chrome yellow, chrome red, etc.
  • adjective a brilliant red crystalline substance, CrO3, regarded as the anhydride of chromic acid. It is one of the most powerful oxidizers known.

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  • adjective chemistry of, relating to, or containing chromium, especially in oxidation state 3

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Examples

  • This oxide of chromium is called chromic anhydride, since it combines readily with water to form chromic acid:

    An Elementary Study of Chemistry

  • The Rolls proprieties are observed, of course: the tall, long hood ending in a chromic bluff; the short front overhang; the tapering rear quarters drawn back from the wheels; the steeply sloped C-pillar; the high body-to-glass ratio.

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  • The Rolls proprieties are observed, of course: the tall, long hood ending in a chromic bluff; the short front overhang; the tapering rear quarters drawn back from the wheels; the steeply sloped C-pillar; the high body-to-glass ratio.

    Rolls-Royce Builds a Real Car

  • The Rolls proprieties are observed, of course: the tall, long hood ending in a chromic bluff; the short front overhang; the tapering rear quarters drawn back from the wheels; the steeply sloped C-pillar; the high body-to-glass ratio.

    Rolls-Royce Builds a Real Car

  • It seems to be regularly forgotten that your chromic illness is not a stable disease but a degenerative disease.

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  • The Rolls proprieties are observed, of course: the tall, long hood ending in a chromic bluff; the short front overhang; the tapering rear quarters drawn back from the wheels; the steeply sloped C-pillar; the high body-to-glass ratio.

    Rolls-Royce Builds a Real Car

  • Blau's help, though, was indispensable to Wambacher in completing her dissertation on the impact of photographic desensitizers to the imprints of alpha, beta, and gamma rays on photographic plates. 16 In 1931, Wambacher published her work in the Mitteilungen, arguing mainly that the organic dye pinakryptol yellow functioned as a desensitizer on photographic emulsions while the effect was smaller with chromic acid. 17

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  • They are also cool and novel, changing their colour as they warm up, because of being printed with thermo-chromic inks.

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  • Managing a chromic disease like this has lead to serious bouts of depression.

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  • Managing a chromic disease like this has lead to serious bouts of depression.

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