potassium dichromate

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potassium dichromate

n.
A bright yellowish-red crystalline compound, K2Cr2O7, used as an oxidizing agent, and in pyrotechnics, explosives, and safety matches.

potassium dichromate

n
(Elements & Compounds) an orange-red crystalline soluble solid substance that is a good oxidizing agent and is used in making chrome pigments and as a bleaching agent. Formula: K2Cr2O7

potas′sium dichro′mate



n.
an orange-red, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous powder, K2Cr2O7, used chiefly in dyeing and photography and as a laboratory reagent.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.potassium dichromate - an orange-red salt used in making dyes and in photography
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)