• WordNet 3.6
    • n bichromate a salt of the hypothetical dichromic acid
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bichromate (Chem) A salt containing two parts of chromic acid to one of the other ingredients; as, potassium bichromate ; -- called also dichromate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bichromate A compound containing twice as much chromic acid, combined with tho same amount of base, as the normal chromate contains.
    • bichromate Same as bichromatize.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Bichromate bī-krō′māt having two parts of chromic acid to one of other ingredients.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. bi-, + chromate,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. bis, twice, and Chromate.


In literature:

The dynamo machine used by them is an intensely concentrated bichromate battery of one and a half horse-power.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
Corrosive sublimate or potassium bichromate are most frequently used for these purposes.
"Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition" by H. L. Russell
When the bichromate solution of App.
"How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus" by Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
For salts of this acid-forming oxide and for perchromic acid see BICHROMATES.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
In one case, for example, decinormal solutions of potassium carbonate and potassium bichromate were used.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 8" by Various
The animal gum contained in the Indian ink combines with the bichrome, and becomes insoluble under the influence of light.
"Paper and Printing Recipes" by J. Sawtelle Ford
In the porous cup was bichromate of potash and in the outer vessel dilute sulphuric acid.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
Bichromate of potash 105 grammes.
"Wireless Transmission of Photographs" by Marcus J. Martin
When sugar is present the bichromate would be reduced by the sugar, hence this method is not applicable.
"Soap-Making Manual" by E. G. Thomssen
Two salts are in common use for this purpose, potassium permanganate and potassium bichromate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
By the addition of mineral acids, they are converted rapidly into bichromates.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
If necessary, the dyed colours may be treated with bichromate of potash.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
Such a film of bichromate gelatine is, when dry, sensitive to light.
"The Essentials of Illustration" by T. G. (Thomas George) Hill
Six ounces Bichromate Potassium.
"Photogravure" by Henry R. Blaney
It is then well washed to remove the bichromate salt.
"Photographic Amusements, Ninth Edition" by Walter E. Woodbury and Frank R. Fraprie
Bichromate of potassium gives a green with morphia, passing to a dingy brown.
"Memoranda on Poisons" by Thomas Hawkes Tanner
Leave a slight film only of the gum bichromate, and then dry it quickly and thoroughly.
"Practical Lithography" by Alfred Seymour
If ice is placed in the bichromate bath allowance must be made by keeping out part of the water.
"The Barnet Book of Photography" by Various
The carbon film contains gelatine and bichromate of potassium.
"The Romance of Modern Invention" by Archibald Williams
Mungo Ponton applies Bichromate of Potash in Photography.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn