|n.||1.||Same as Chromium.|
|v. t.||1.||To treat with a solution of potassium bichromate, as in dyeing.|
|Noun||1.||chrome - another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments|
|Verb||1.||chrome - plate with chromium; "chrome bathroom fixtures"|
|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".