bichromate bichromate

Definition(s):

  • (n) a salt of the hypothetical dichromic acid

Usage(s):

  1. For one thing, said Douglas, who worked in Sollas' laboratory, the telltale 1953 analysis of the skull showed it had been aged with the chemical potassium bichromate.
  2. It had been artificially colored with potassium bichromate and an iron salt to make it look old, and its teeth had been pared to make them look more or less human.
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