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

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  • Chromic — means of, relating to, or containing chromium. Chromic acid Chromic phenomenon Chromic anhydride Chromic oxide chromic chloride This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chromic — [krō′mik] adj. of or containing trivalent chromium …   English World dictionary

  • chromic — /kroh mik/, adj. 1. of or containing chromium in the trivalent state, as chromic hydroxide, Cr(OH)3. 2. of or derived from chromic acid. [1790 1800; CHROM(IUM) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • chromic — 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • chromic — adjective of, relating to, or containing chromium, especially in oxidation state 3 See Also: chromium, chromous …   Wiktionary

  • chromic — chro·mic krō mik adj of, relating to, or derived from chromium esp. with a valence of three * * * chro·mic (kroґmik) of, pertaining to, or related to chromium; used particularly for compounds in which chromium is in the trivalent state or for the …   Medical dictionary

  • chromic — adj. of chrome (metallic element) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chromic — chro·mic …   English syllables

  • chromic — chro•mic [[t]ˈkroʊ mɪk[/t]] adj. chem. containing trivalent chromium • Etymology: 1800; < F …   From formal English to slang

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