chromic acid
noun Date: 1800 an acid H2CrO4 analogous to sulfuric acid but known only in solution and especially in the form of its salts

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  • Chromic acid — IUPAC name Chromic acid …   Wikipedia

  • Chromic acid — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chromic acid — n. an acid, H2CrO4, existing only in solution or known in the form of its salts …   English World dictionary

  • chromic acid — H2CrO4 or H2Cr2O7; a strong oxidizing agent formed by dissolving chromium trioxide (CrO3) in water. Has been used in solution as a topical antiseptic. * * * chromic acid n an acid H2CrO4 analogous to sulfuric acid but known only in solution and… …   Medical dictionary

  • chromic acid — noun A corrosive acid, HCrO, known only in solution or as its salts, the chromates (from which it may be prepared); it is a very powerful oxidizing agent. See Also: dichromic acid …   Wiktionary

  • chromic acid — noun an unstable acid known only in solution and as chromate salts (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • chromic acid — a hypothetical acid, H2CrO4, known only in solution or in the form of its salts. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • chromic acid — chro′mic ac′id n. chem. a hypothetical acid, H2CrO4, known only in solution or in the form of its salts • Etymology: 1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • chromic acid — /kroʊmɪk ˈæsəd/ (say krohmik asuhd) noun a hypothetical acid, H2CrO4, which exists only in solution and as chromate salts …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chromic acid — Хромовая кислота, водный раствор хромового ангидрида, H2CrO4 …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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