California chrome crossed the line in a tie for fourth and the crowd—some fans of horse racing, others of great spectacle—hushed.
Bettors placed over $9 million on California chrome, the most wagered on any single horse to win the Belmont Stakes.
They were made of wood with chrome on the back, the kind that gave a little when you leaned back.
RockMelt is built on open-source code—the Chromium software created by Google and used for its own chrome browser.
In the chrome universe, a piece of software will not be a disk you buy, own, and are stuck with, but a place you go.
From a solution of chromate of potash and diacetate of lead, as chrome yellow.
Iron is much easier to fix on cotton than is either alumina or chrome.
Pollie became stout—enormously stout—the pearl-like pink of her cheek now looked like burnt sienna, mixed with chrome yellow.
Like the chrome molybdate it would be superfluous as a pigment.
In Havana Province small pockets of chrome ore have been found about two miles south of Canasi, ten miles from the railroad.
1800, "chromium," from French chrome, the name proposed by Fourcroy and Haüy for a new element, from Greek khroma "color" (see chroma); so called because it makes colorful compounds. The name was given to the metallic element now known as chromium (which had been isolated 1798 by French chemist Nicolas-Louis Vauquelin); it continued in commercial use in English for "chrome steel" (steel with 2 percent or so chrome) after the chemical name was changed internationally. As a short form of chromium plating it dates from 1937. Related: Chromic.
Chromium, especially as a source of pigment.
(From automotive slang via wargaming) Showy features added to attract users but contributing little or nothing to the power of a system.
"The 3D icons in Motif are just chrome, but they certainly are *pretty* chrome!"
Chrome is distinguished from bells and whistles by the fact that the latter are usually added to gratify developers' own desires for featurefulness. Often used as a term of contempt and sometimes used in conjunction with 'fluff', "all the fluff and chrome that comes with Motif".