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Relating to or containing chromium, especially with valence 3.


1. (Elements & Compounds) of or containing chromium in the trivalent state
2. (Elements & Compounds) of or derived from chromic acid


(ˈkroʊ mɪk)

containing trivalent chromium.
[1800; < French]
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This Global Report 2015 is a result of industry experts' diligent work on researching the world market of chromic acid.
Environment Agency Wales (EAW) said chemicals found at the unnamed site included hydrochloric acid, chromic acid, sulphuric acid and sodium hydroxide.
The adhesion of PMSQ films was improved on polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), polycarbonate (PC), and PC/acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) by pretreating their surface with O2 plasma or chromic acid followed by surface grafting with trimethyl ethoxysilane (TMES).
A North Wales fire and rescue service spokeswoman said: "500 litres of sulphuric acid and chromic acid came out of containers into a bunded, metal, treatment area.
A project memorandum said researchers would develop and use "specific functionalising materials, capable of providing multiple protective functions", using layered silicates, carbon nano-tubes, alkoxysilane primers, chromic materials and antimicrobial microspheres.
Well known surgeon, Dr Helena Ndume, and Dr Stuart Super, an optometrist, will be helping 80 children to live a better life and help discover potentially chromic eyes diseases which can be treated.
The Eaglescliffe site, which now employs around 118, ended production of chromic acid and chrome sulphate, and concentrates on chrome oxide and sodium dichromate.
Perineal repairs involving fast-absorbing polyglactin 910 sutures resulted in less pain and earlier resumption of sexual intercourse for new mothers in a randomized, controlled trial comparing the material with standard polyglactin 910 and chromic catgut.
He then concentrates on colorimetry, including means of measurement and the human visual response, appearance technology, order systems, appearance phenomena, viewing conditions, chromic adaptations and their models.
Prosecutors will tell a court this week that he received handouts after stating he couldn't work because he had chromic fatigue syndrome, nicknamed Yuppie Flu.
External suturing was done with 5-0 nylon, and intranasal suturing was done with 5-0 chromic catgut.
Chromic acid: Disastrous effects on human health if inhaled as a gas.