chromic acid

noun
a hypothetical acid, H 2 CrO 4 , known only in solution or in the form of its salts.

Origin:
1790–1800

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chromic acid
 
n
an unstable dibasic oxidizing acid known only in solution and in the form of chromate salts. Formula: H2CrO4

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Plating solution contains toxic heavy metals and other compounds such as chromic acid and sodium hydroxide.
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