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Chrome

Pronunciation: krōm
n.1.Same as Chromium.
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.
v. t.1.To treat with a solution of potassium bichromate, as in dyeing.
[imp. & p. p. Chromed (krōmd); p. pr. & vb. n. Chroming.]
Noun1.chrome - another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments
Verb1.chrome - plate with chromium; "chrome bathroom fixtures"
Synonyms: chromium-plate
2.chrome - treat with a chromium compound
(jargon)chrome - (From automotive slang via wargaming) Showy features added to attract users but contributing little or nothing to the power of a system.

"The 3D icons in Motif are just chrome, but they certainly are *pretty* chrome!"

Chrome is distinguished from bells and whistles by the fact that the latter are usually added to gratify developers' own desires for featurefulness. Often used as a term of contempt and sometimes used in conjunction with 'fluff', "all the fluff and chrome that comes with Motif".
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