Meaning of LEAD CHROMATE in English

LEAD CHROMATE

ˈled- noun

: a chromate of lead: as

a. : the poisonous normal salt PbCrO 4 that occurs naturally as the mineral crocoite, that is obtained synthetically as a yellow crystalline powder by precipitation from a solution of a lead compound and sodium chromate or sodium dichromate, and that is used as a pigment either alone or in admixture with other compounds : chrome yellow

b. : a poisonous basic salt Pb 2 OCrO 4 or a mixture of chromates containing it that is used as a reddish yellow to orange to red pigment — compare chrome orange , chrome red

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