Definition of chromate in English:

chromate

Line breaks: chro|mate
Pronunciation: /ˈkrəʊmeɪt
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A salt in which the anion contains both chromium and oxygen, especially one of the anion CrO42−.
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    • In addition, occupational causes include radon in indoor environments, arsenic, asbestos, chromates, chloromethyl ethers, nickel, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and other agents.
    • The film has a fritted structure and is a complex mixture of chemical compounds - mainly zinc ammonium phosphate and chromates.
    • This happened when organic polymers replaced chromates in both external and internal water treatment.

Origin

early 19th century: from chromic + -ate1.

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