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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The first known use of afterchrome was in 1890

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“Afterchrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afterchrome. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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