chrome


1chrome

noun \ˈkrōm\

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

Full Definition of CHROME

1
a :  chromium
b :  a chromium pigment
2
:  something plated with an alloy of chromium

Origin of CHROME

French, from Greek chrōma
First Known Use: 1800

Other Metals and Metallurgy Terms

assay, bloom, bullion, ductile, ingot, malleable, patina, plate, temper, tensile

Rhymes with CHROME

2chrome

verb
chromedchrom·ing

Definition of CHROME

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

First Known Use of CHROME

1876

chrome

noun \ˈkrōm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHROME

2
: a chromium pigment

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