[kroh-mahyt] /ˈkroʊ maɪt/
Chemistry. a salt of chromium in the bivalent state.
Mineralogy. a cubic mineral, ferrous chromate, Fe 3 Cr 2 O 3 , usually with much of the ferrous iron and aluminum replaced by magnesium, and some of the chromium by ferric iron: the principal ore of chromium.
a brownish-black mineral consisting of a ferrous chromic oxide in cubic crystalline form, occurring principally in basic igneous rocks: the only commercial source of chromium and its compounds. Formula: FeCr2O4
a salt of chromous acid
[kroh-mee-uh m] /ˈkroʊ mi əm/ noun 1. a lustrous, hard, brittle, metallic element used in alloy steels for hardness and corrosion resistance, as in stainless steel, and for plating other metals: chromium salts are used as pigments and mordants. Symbol: Cr; atomic weight: 51.996; atomic number: 24; specific gravity: 7.1. 2. (def 2). /ˈkrəʊmɪəm/ noun […]
noun 1. the radioactive isotope of chromium having a mass number 51 and a half-life of 27.8 days: used as a tracer.
noun 1. . noun 1. a grayish-green, water-soluble powder, Cr(C 2 H 3 O 2) 3 ⋅H 2 O, used chiefly as a mordant in dyeing and printing textiles.
noun 1. . noun 1. a violet, crystalline compound, CrCl 3 , occurring in both water-soluble and water-insoluble forms, or a green or violet, water-soluble deliquescent compound, CrCl 3 ⋅6H 2 O: used chiefly as a mordant, in chrome-steel plating, and in the synthesis of chromium salts.