Definition of zinc chromate in English:

zinc chromate


  • [mass noun] A toxic yellow insoluble powder, used as a pigment.

    • ‘In general, the military services approve systems involving a conversion coating, one or two coats of zinc chromate primer, and one or two coats of high-quality organic coating.’
    • ‘These products are mainly yellow zinc chromate primers but some products may also have contained Iron Oxide.’
    • ‘The damage to the lower aft cargo compartment has been cleaned, inspected and zinc chromate has been applied.’