afterchrome

adjective
af·ter·chrome | \ˈaf-tər-ˌkrōm\

Definition of afterchrome 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to a method of dyeing (as wool) by applying a chromium mordant after a dye : topchrome

afterchrome

transitive verb
af·ter·chrome | \ˈaf-tər-ˌkrōm\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of afterchrome (Entry 2 of 2)

: to dye by the afterchrome method

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First Known Use of afterchrome

Adjective

1904, in the meaning defined above

Transitive verb

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afterchrome

Adjective

after- + chrome entry 1

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