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dichromate

[dahy-kroh-meyt] /daɪˈkroʊ meɪt/
noun
1.
Chemistry. a salt of the hypothetical acid H 2 Cr 2 O 7 , as potassium dichromate, K 2 Cr 2 O 7 .
Also, bichromate.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; di-1 + chromate
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British Dictionary definitions for dichromate

dichromate

/daɪˈkrəʊmeɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of dichromic acid. Dichromate salts contain the ion Cr2O72– Also called bichromate
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dichromate in Medicine

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

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