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[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.’
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