chromic acid

chro·mic ac·id
C c


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kroh-mik as-id]
    • /ˈkroʊ mɪk ˈæs ɪd/
    • /ˈkrəʊmɪk ˈæsɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kroh-mik as-id]
    • /ˈkroʊ mɪk ˈæs ɪd/

Definitions of chromic acid words

  • noun chromic acid an unstable dibasic oxidizing acid known only in solution and in the form of chromate salts. Formula: H2CrO4 3
  • noun chromic acid an acid, H2CrO4, existing only in solution or known in the form of its salts 3
  • noun chromic acid a hypothetical acid, H 2 CrO 4 , known only in solution or in the form of its salts. 1
  • noun chromic acid (inorganic chemistry) 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. 0

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Origin of chromic acid

First appearance:

before 1790
One of the 43% newest English words
First recorded in 1790-1800

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chromic acid popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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