from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or containing chromium, especially with valence 2.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to, of the nature of, or containing chromium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or derived from, chromium, when this element has a valence lower than that in chromic compounds.
  • adjective a bluish gray powder, CrO.OH, of weak acid properties and regard as an acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective chemistry of, relating to, or containing chromium, especially in oxidation state 2


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