any of several yellow pigments in shades from lemon to deep orange, composed chiefly of chromates of lead, barium, or zinc.
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How to use chrome yellow in a sentence
Still, the best way would be not to try to make a green of Prussian blue and chrome yellow.The Painter in Oil | Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
Frequently the ground colour is a bright yellow, for which they employ chrome-yellow, obtained from the trader.The Myths of the North American Indians | Lewis Spence
The great spreading lip has a gamboge throat fading to chrome-yellow, intersected with lines of bright crimson.The Woodlands Orchids | Frederick Boyle
The chrome green of the oil and colour shops is a mixture of chrome yellow and Prussian green.
Some of the insoluble chromates are used as pigments; chromate of lead or chrome-yellow is the most important.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. | Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
British Dictionary definitions for chrome yellow
any yellow pigment consisting of lead chromate mixed with lead sulphate
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