Definition of chromous in English:


Line breaks: chro|mous
Pronunciation: /ˈkrəʊməs/


  • Of chromium with a valency of two. Compare with chromic.
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    • As a preliminary to the structural determination of chromous acetate, it was decided to study the much more stable cupric acetate Cu 2. H 2 O during the early X-ray investigations.
    • Chromous sulphate is obtained by dissolving the hydroxide or acetate in sulphuric acid.

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