Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

chrome green

noun
  1. the permanent green color made from chromic oxide, or any similar pigment made largely from chromic oxide, used chiefly in printing textiles.
Show More

Origin of chrome green

First recorded in 1875–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for chrome green

Historical Examples

  • Immature males sometimes present a curiously mottled appearance with chrome-green and red intermingled.

    The Birds of Washington (Volume 1 of 2)

    William Leon Dawson

  • Chrome-green disTake one gallon of water, thicken with 18 ounces of starch; boil3.

  • Chrome-green disTwo pounds and a half of powdered nitrate of lead,3.


British Dictionary definitions for chrome green

chrome green

noun
  1. any green pigment made by mixing lead chromate with Prussian blue
  2. any green pigment containing chromic oxide
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012