Definition of Chromate

1. Noun. Any salt or ester of chromic acid.

Specialized synonyms: Lead Chromate
Generic synonyms: Salt

Definition of Chromate

1. n. A salt of chromic acid.

Definition of Chromate

1. Noun. (chemistry) any salt of chromic acid; in solution the yellow chromate anion (CrO42-) is in equilibrium with the orange dichromate anion (Cr2O72-), the relative amount of each ion depending on the pH; they are both very powerful oxidizing agents ¹

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Definition of Chromate

1. a chemical salt [n -S]

Medical Definition of Chromate

1. A salt of chromic acid. Sodium chromate Cr 51, anionic hexavalent radioactive chromium in the form of sodium chromate (Na251CrO4) with a half-life of 27.8 days; used for the determination of circulating red cell volume and red cell survival time. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chromate

chromate (current term)
chromate reductase
chromate stain
chromatic aberration
chromatic apparatus
chromatic audition
chromatic color
chromatic colour
chromatic fibre

Literary usage of Chromate

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"By the diffusion of the silver salt into the chromate gelatine, ... Note that the smaller sphere has removed the chromate so that the rings in the larger ..."

2. American Druggist (1887)
"Heat the liquid to boiling, and add to it 0.24 Gm. of very pure chromate of potassium,* dissolved in a little water. While adding this solution, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"It may also be obtained by decomposing sulphate or chloride of lead with chromate of potassium. It is insoluble in water, slightly soluble in nitric acid, ..."

4. A System of Instruction in Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1865)
"A narrow combustion tube may be selected, as chromate of lead contains a much ... A quantity of the chromate, more than sufficient to fill the combustion ..."

5. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1825)
"ARTICLE X. On a Scarlet Sub-chromate of Lead, and its Application to Painting and Calico Printing. By John Badams, Esq. (To the Editors of the Annals ..."

6. Standard methods of chemical analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1917)
"The alkali chromate solution containing not over 0.17 gram Cr * and free ... When the green color of the reduced chromate begins to predominate over the ..."

7. Elements of chemistry: theoretical and practical by William Allen Miller (1868)
"Calcic chromate is soluble, as is also the acid-chromate, which is formed in many chrome works as a preliminary stage in the manufacture of the chromates. ..."

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