chrome


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chrome \Chrome\ (kr[=o]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chromed
   (kr[=o]md); p. pr. & vb. n. Chroming.] [From Chrome, n.]
   To treat with a solution of potassium bichromate, as in
   dyeing.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chrome \Chrome\, n.
   Same as Chromium.
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   Chrome alum (Chem.), a dark violet substance,
      (SO4)3Cr2.K2SO4.24H2O, analogous to, and crystallizing
      like, common alum. It is regarded as a double sulphate of
      chromium and potassium.

   Chrome green
   (a) The green oxide of chromium, Cr2O3, used in enamel
       painting, and glass staining.
   (b) A pigment made by mixing chrome yellow with Prussian
       blue.

   Chrome red, a beautiful red pigment originally prepared
      from the basic chromate of lead, but now made from red
      oxide of lead.

   Chrome yellow, a brilliant yellow pigment, PbCrO4, used
      by painters.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chromium \Chro"mi*um\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? color.] (Chem.)
   A comparatively rare element occurring most abundantly in the
   mineral chromite. Atomic weight 52.5. Symbol Cr. When
   isolated it is a hard, brittle, grayish white metal, fusible
   with difficulty. Its chief commercial importance is for its
   compounds, as potassium chromate, lead chromate, etc., which
   are brilliantly colored and are used dyeing and calico
   printing. Called also chrome.
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