chromic [kroh-mik] ExamplesWord Origin adjective
- of or containing in the trivalent state, as chromic hydroxide, Cr(OH)3.
- of or derived from .
Origin of chromic First recorded in 1790–1800;+ Examples from the Web for chromic Historical Examples of chromic
Only the manganous and the chromic salts, however, are of importance.
A saturated solution of chromic acid is also used for the same purposes.
Its depth has been increased by the action of the chromic acid.
Francis Maitland Balfour
Analysis of samples showed an average of 34% of chromic oxide.
Willis Fletcher Johnson
Like all electrolytes its presence decreases the adsorption of chromic acid.
Hugh Garner Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for chromic chromic adjective
- of or containing chromium in the trivalent state
- of or derived from chromic acid