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Chromatosphere
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Chrome
chrome alum
chrome green
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chromium
chromium picolinate

Chromic definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHROMIC, a. Pertaining to chrome, or obtained from it; as chromic acid.
Chromic yellow, the artificial chromate of lead, a beautiful pigment.

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1800 of, relating to, or derived from chromium especially with a valence of three

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Chem. of or containing trivalent chromium. Phrases and idioms: chromic acid an acid that exists only in solution or in the form of chromate salts.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chromic Chro"mic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, chromium; -- said of the compounds of chromium in which it has its higher valence. Chromic acid, an acid, H2CrO4, analogous to sulphuric acid, not readily obtained in the free state, but forming well known salts, many of which are colored pigments, as chrome yellow, chrome red, etc. Chromic anhydride, a brilliant red crystalline substance, CrO3, regarded as the anhydride of chromic acid. It is one of the most powerful oxidizers known.



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