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chromic Syllabification: chro·mic
Pronunciation: /ˈkrōmik/

Definition of chromic in English:


Of chromium with a higher valence, usually three. Compare with chromous.
Example sentences
  • In another technique, the scientists give the cows gel capsules of chromic oxide, a harmless substance that passes undigested through the animals.
  • Chromium additions impart improved resistance to oxidizing media such as nitric and chromic acids.
  • Digestibility was estimated using chromic oxide as an external marker.
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