Definition of Chrome

1. Noun. Another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments.

Generic synonyms: Atomic Number 24, Chromium, Cr

2. Verb. Plate with chromium. "Chrome bathroom fixtures"
Exact synonyms: Chromium-plate
Generic synonyms: Plate

3. Verb. Treat with a chromium compound.
Generic synonyms: Process, Treat

Definition of Chrome

1. n. Same as Chromium.

2. v. t. To treat with a solution of potassium bichromate, as in dyeing.

Definition of Chrome

1. Noun. Another name for chromium when used to plate other metals. ¹

2. Noun. (computing graphical user interface) The basic structural elements used in a graphical user interface, such as window frames and scroll bars, as opposed to the content. ¹

3. Verb. To plate with chrome. ¹

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Definition of Chrome

1. to plate with chromium [v CHROMED, CHROMING, CHROMES]

Medical Definition of Chrome

1. Chromium, especially as a source of pigment. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chrome

chrome (current term)
chrome-cobalt alloys
chrome-nickel steel
chrome-tungsten steel
chrome alum
chrome alum haematoxylin-phloxine stain
chrome diopside
chrome dome
chrome green
chrome horn
chrome red
chrome ulcer
chrome yellow

Literary usage of Chrome

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Steel and Its Heat Treatment by Denison Kingsley Bullens (1916)
"chrome nickel steels, as a type composition, probably represent the best all-around ... By this it i*- not to be inferred that chrome nickel should always ..."

2. The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel by James McIntyre Camp, Charles Blaine Francis (1920)
"chrome—NICKEL STEELS. Influence of Chromium and Nickel When Combined: Having considered the effects of chromium and nickel when added separately to the ..."

3. The Mineral Industry by Richard Pennefather Rothwell (1905)
"The amount of chrome ore mined in the United States is insignificant in comparison with the quantity imported from New Caledonia, India, Turkey and Canada. ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"Theoretically, chrome tanna? will take place if the basicity and concn. of ... If much of this salt be added to a chrome liquor, it loses its power to tan. ..."

5. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1920)
"It was possible to visit most of the chrome-ore deposits that seemed to be of promise, but there was not sufficient time to visit all that were brought to ..."

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