dichromic acid etymology

English word dichromic acid comes from English chromic acid, English di-

Detailed word origin of dichromic acid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chromic acid English (eng) (inorganic compound) A corrosive acid, H2CrO4, known only in solution or as its salts, the chromates (from which it may be prepared); it is a very powerful oxidizing agent.
di- English (eng) (uncommon) Alternative form of dis-. Two, twice, or double A form of dia- before a vowel.
dichromic acid English (eng) (inorganic compound) A relatively unstable form of chromic acid, H2Cr2O7, known only in solution or as its salts, the dichromates, from which it may be prepared.

Words with the same origin as dichromic acid

Descendants of di-
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