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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chromic  \Chro"mic\,  a.  (Chem.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  obtained  from  chromium;  --  said  of  the 
  compounds  of  chromium  in  which  it  has  its  higher  valence. 
 
  {Chromic  acid},  an  acid,  {H2CrO4},  analogous  to  sulphuric 
  acid,  not  readily  obtained  in  the  free  state,  but  forming 
  well  known  salts,  many  of  which  are  colored  pigments,  as 
  chrome  yellow,  chrome  red,  etc 
 
  {Chromic  anhydride},  a  brilliant  red  crystalline  substance, 
  {CrO3},  regarded  as  the  anhydride  of  chromic  acid.  It  is 
  one  of  the  most  powerful  oxidizers  known 




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