chrome yellow

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noun

any of several yellow pigments in shades from lemon to deep orange, composed chiefly of chromates of lead, barium, or zinc.

Nearby words

  1. chrome green,
  2. chrome leather,
  3. chrome red,
  4. chrome steel,
  5. chrome tape,
  6. chromel,
  7. chromeplate,
  8. chromesthesia,
  9. chromhidrosis,
  10. chromic

Origin of chrome yellow

First recorded in 1810–20

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British Dictionary definitions for chrome yellow

chrome yellow

noun

any yellow pigment consisting of lead chromate mixed with lead sulphate
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