Definitions

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

  • noun The anionic divalent group, Cr2O7, or a compound containing it, usually having a characteristic orange-red color.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as bichromate.

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

  • noun (Chem.) A salt of chromic acid containing two equivalents of the acid radical to one of the base; -- called also bichromate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a salt of the hypothetical dichromic acid

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Examples

  • It also confirms that the Army's assessment of the health risks associated with exposure to sodium dichromate for soldiers at Qarmat Ali are not very reliable.

    David Isenberg: Qarmat Ali AND KBR, Redux

  • It also confirms that the Army's assessment of the health risks associated with exposure to sodium dichromate for soldiers at Qarmat Ali are not very reliable.

    David Isenberg: Qarmat Ali AND KBR, Redux

  • The hearings revealed that troops from Indiana, Oregon, South Carolina, and West Virginia were exposed to sodium dichromate, a known and highly potent carcinogen at the Qarmat Ali water treatment facility in Iraq.

    David Isenberg: Qarmat Ali AND KBR, Redux

  • The hearings revealed that troops from Indiana, Oregon, South Carolina, and West Virginia were exposed to sodium dichromate, a known and highly potent carcinogen at the Qarmat Ali water treatment facility in Iraq.

    David Isenberg: Qarmat Ali AND KBR, Redux

  • It also confirms that the Army's assessment of the health risks associated with exposure to sodium dichromate for soldiers at Qarmat Ali are not very reliable.

    David Isenberg: Qarmat Ali AND KBR, Redux

  • It also confirms that the Army's assessment of the health risks associated with exposure to sodium dichromate for soldiers at Qarmat Ali are not very reliable.

    David Isenberg: Qarmat Ali AND KBR, Redux

  • I do remember, however, sneaking into the chemistry supply area in high school to get ammonium dichromate to make flaming "volcanoes," so maybe I do qualify.

    Martin Chalfie - Autobiography

  • She went online and ordered potassium dichromate, a corrosive chemical than can destroy human tissue.

    Supreme Court hears soap opera story of interest to the tea party

  • The hearings revealed that troops from Indiana, Oregon, South Carolina, and West Virginia were exposed to sodium dichromate, a known and highly potent carcinogen at the Qarmat Ali water treatment facility in Iraq.

    David Isenberg: Qarmat Ali AND KBR, Redux

  • The hearings revealed that troops from Indiana, Oregon, South Carolina, and West Virginia were exposed to sodium dichromate, a known and highly potent carcinogen at the Qarmat Ali water treatment facility in Iraq.

    David Isenberg: Qarmat Ali AND KBR, Redux

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