Examples from the Web for chromium
Unlike metals like iron, which rusts and corrodes dramatically, chromium remains stable after oxidation and subsequent burial.Why Did It Take So Long For Complex Life To Evolve On Earth? Blame Oxygen.|Matthew R. Francis|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
RockMelt is built on open-source code—the Chromium software created by Google and used for its own Chrome browser.
Chromium, like manganese, is very hard to reduce from its ores, owing to its great affinity for oxygen.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
The lightning rods protecting the chromium, glass, and plastic home of Neal Cloud.The Vortex Blaster|Edward Elmer Smith
Another use for the slag from the thermit process in which chromium is used has been discovered.The Boy's Book of New Inventions|Harry E. Maule
The material employed is either composed of small, valueless rubies, or alumina coloured with the right amount of chromium.
Aluminum, on heating to low redness, gives a very beautiful luminosity, as do also chromium and manganese.
British Dictionary definitions for chromium
Word Origin for chromium
Word Origin and History for chromium
metallic element, 1807, with metallic elemental suffix -ium + French chrome (Fourcroy and Haüy), from Greek chroma "color" (see chrome; also see chroma). So called for its colorful compounds. Related: Chromite.