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noun \ˈkrōm\

Simple Definition of chrome

  • : a type of metal that is used to cover other metals in order to make them shiny

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chrome

  1. 1 a :  chromium b :  a chromium pigment

  2. 2 :  something plated with an alloy of chromium

Origin of chrome

French, from Greek chrōma


First Known Use: 1800

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chrome

verb,

Definition of chrome

chromedchroming

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to treat with a compound of chromium (as in dyeing)

  3. 2 :  chromize



1876

First Known Use of chrome

1876


-chrome

noun comb form or adjective comb form \ˌkrōm\

Definition of -chrome

  1. 1 :  colored thing <heliochrome>

  2. 2 :  coloring matter <urochrome>



Origin of -chrome

Medieval Latin -chromat-, -chroma colored thing, from Greek chrōmat-, chrōma


CHROME Defined for Kids

chrome

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noun \ˈkrōm\

Definition of chrome for Students

  1. 1 :  chromium

  2. 2 :  something plated with an alloy of chromium




Medical Dictionary

chrome

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noun \ˈkrōm\

Medical Definition of chrome

  1. 1:  chromium

  2. 2:  a chromium pigment




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