transitive verb (chromized; chromizing) Date: 1939 to treat (metal) with chromium in order to form a protective surface alloy

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  • chromize — chro·mize …   English syllables

  • chromize — ˈkrōˌmīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: chrom + ize : to treat (a metal, especially steel) with chromium or a chromium compound to form a protective surface alloy …   Useful english dictionary

  • chrom- — or chromo combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek chrōma color 1. chromium < chromize > 2. a. color ; colored < chromolithograph > b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chrome — I. noun Etymology: French, from Greek chrōma Date: 1800 1. a. chromium b. a chromium pigment 2. something plated with an alloy of chromium II. transitive verb (chromed; chroming) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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