Chrome red
Chrome Chrome, n. Same as {Chromium}. [1913 Webster]

{Chrome alum} (Chem.), a dark violet substance, {(SO4)3Cr2.K2SO4.24H2O}, analogous to, and crystallizing like, common alum. It is regarded as a double sulphate of chromium and potassium.

{Chrome green} (a) The green oxide of chromium, {Cr2O3}, used in enamel painting, and glass staining. (b) A pigment made by mixing chrome yellow with Prussian blue.

{Chrome red}, a beautiful red pigment originally prepared from the basic chromate of lead, but now made from red oxide of lead.

{Chrome yellow}, a brilliant yellow pigment, {PbCrO4}, used by painters. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chrome red — chrome′ red′ n. chem. a bright red pigment consisting of the basic chromate of lead • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • chrome red — n. basic lead chromate, a red, powdery compound, PbCrO4·PbO, used to make various pigments …   English World dictionary

  • chrome red — noun a red pigment used in paints; basic lead chromate • Hypernyms: ↑red, ↑redness * * * noun 1. : any of several pigments consisting essentially of basic lead chromate 2. : any of several mordant acid dyes 3. : vermilion or a color resembling it …   Useful english dictionary

  • chrome red — chromo raudonasis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pigmentas. formulė PbO·PbCrO₄ atitikmenys: angl. chrome red rus. хромовой красный …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chrome red — /kroʊm ˈrɛd/ (say krohm red) noun a bright red pigment, PbO.PbCrO4, consisting of the basic chromate of lead …   Australian English dictionary

  • chrome red — a bright red pigment consisting of the basic chromate of lead. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • chrome red — noun A bright reddish orange pigment …   Wiktionary

  • chrome red — Basic lead chromate …   Medical dictionary

  • Chrome — Chrome, n. Same as {Chromium}. [1913 Webster] {Chrome alum} (Chem.), a dark violet substance, {(SO4)3Cr2.K2SO4.24H2O}, analogous to, and crystallizing like, common alum. It is regarded as a double sulphate of chromium and potassium. {Chrome… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chrome alum — Chrome Chrome, n. Same as {Chromium}. [1913 Webster] {Chrome alum} (Chem.), a dark violet substance, {(SO4)3Cr2.K2SO4.24H2O}, analogous to, and crystallizing like, common alum. It is regarded as a double sulphate of chromium and potassium.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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