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sodium bichromate

noun, Chemistry

sodium dichromate

noun, Chemistry
1.
a red or orange crystalline, water-soluble solid, Na 2 Cr 2 O 7 ⋅2H 2 O, used as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of dyes and inks, as a corrosion inhibitor, a mordant, a laboratory reagent, in the tanning of leather, and in electroplating.
Also, sodium bichromate.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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sodium dichromate

noun
1.
a soluble crystalline solid compound, usually obtained as red or orange crystals and used as an oxidizing agent, corrosion inhibitor, and mordant. Formula Na2Cr2O7 Also called (not in technical usage) sodium bichromate
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