chrome red


noun

a bright-red pigment consisting of the basic chromate of lead.

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Origin of chrome red

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for chrome red

chrome red

noun

any red pigment used in paints, consisting of a mixture of lead chromate and lead oxide; basic lead chromate
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