Chromic anhydride
Chromic Chro"mic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or obtained from, chromium; -- said of the compounds of chromium in which it has its higher valence. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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