potassium-bichromate

potassium bichromate

noun Chemistry.
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potassium dichromate

noun Chemistry.
an orange-red, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous powder, K 2 Cr 2 O 7 , used chiefly in dyeing, photography, and as a laboratory reagent.
Also called potassium bichromate.


Origin:
1880–85

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potassium dichromate
 
n
an orange-red crystalline soluble solid substance that is a good oxidizing agent and is used in making chrome pigments and as a bleaching agent. Formula: K2Cr2O7

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