Definition of Chromic acid

1. Noun. An unstable acid known only in solution and as chromate salts.

Generic synonyms: Acid



Definition of Chromic acid

1. Noun. (inorganic compound) A corrosive acid, H2CrO4, known only in solution or as its salts, the chromates (from which it may be prepared); it is a very powerful oxidizing agent. ¹

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Medical Definition of Chromic acid

1. H2CrO4 or H2Cr2O7;a strong oxidizing agent formed by dissolving chromium trioxide (CrO3) in water. Has been used in solution as a topical antiseptic. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chromic Acid

chromed
chromedome
chromel
chromeless
chromels
chromene
chromenes
chromenol
chromes
chromesthesia
chrometophobia
chromferide
chromhidrosis
chromian
chromic
chromic acid (current term)
chromic phosphate P 32 colloidal suspension
chromid
chromide
chromides
chromidia
chromidial apparatus
chromidial net
chromidial substance
chromidiation
chromidiosis
chromidium
chromidroses
chromidrosis
chromids

Literary usage of Chromic acid

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1853)
"chromic acid as an ... chromic acid; the smaller animals, such as mice and birds, were so completely dissolved by chromic acid in the space of fifteen to ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry by Edward Turner (1828)
"chromic acid.—This acid is prepared by digesting the chromate of baryta in ... The sulphate of baryta subsides, and a solution of chromic acid is obtained. ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1856)
"These impurities are generally of no consequence in the processes in which chromic acid is applied ш the arts, although they render them quite unfit for use ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1892)
"He states that he always uses chromic acid in the local treatment of ... No change being perceptible within ten days, a solution of chromic acid (one to ..."

5. The Principles of Chemistry by Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev, Thomas Atkinson Lawson (1897)
"Hence, under these circumstances, chromic acid cannot be obtained from its Balte. ... A solution of chromic acid and a precipitate of barium sulphate are ..."

6. System of Theoretical and Practical Chemistry by Friedrich Christian Accum (1808)
"CHROMIC acid exists in combination with various metals and earths. ... PROPERTIES OF chromic acid. The chromic acid is of a ruby-red or rather orange yellow ..."

7. A System of Instruction in Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1871)
"chromic acid. mentioned here to indicate the place to which ... chromic acid is determined either in the form of sesquioxide of chromium, ..."

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