Chemistry. a salt of the hypothetical acid H 2 Cr 2 O 7 , as potassium dichromate, K 2 Cr 2 O 7 .
Also, bichromate.

1860–65; di-1 + chromate

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dichromate (daɪˈkrəʊmeɪt)
Also called: bichromate any salt or ester of dichromic acid. Dichromate salts contain the ion Cr2O72--

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dichromate di·chro·mate (dī-krō'māt', dī'krō-)
A compound containing the divalent negative ion, Cr2O7, usually having a characteristic orange-red color. Also called bichromate.

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