chromium

noun chro·mi·um \ ˈkrō-mē-əm \
Updated on: 30 Nov 2017

Definition of chromium

: a blue-white metallic element found naturally only in combination and used especially in alloys and in electroplating — see Chemical Elements Table

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Origin and Etymology of chromium

New Latin, from French chrome


CHROMIUM Defined for English Language Learners

chromium

noun

Definition of chromium for English Language Learners

  • : a blue-white metallic element that is combined with other metals and used to cover other metals with a shiny surface


CHROMIUM Defined for Kids

chromium

noun chro·mi·um \ ˈkrō-mē-əm \

Definition of chromium for Students

: a bluish white metallic chemical element used especially in alloys

Medical Dictionary

chromium

noun chro·mi·um \ ˈkrō-mē-əm \

medical Definition of chromium

: a blue-white metallic element found naturally only in combination and used especially in alloys and in electroplating symbol Cr — see Chemical Elements Table


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