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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [krohm]
    • /kroʊm/
    • /krəʊm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [krohm]
    • /kroʊm/

Definitions of chrome word

  • uncountable noun chrome Chrome is metal plated with chromium. 3
  • noun chrome another word for chromium, esp when present in a pigment or dye 3
  • noun chrome (as modifier) 3
  • noun chrome anything plated with chromium, such as fittings on a car body 3
  • noun chrome a pigment or dye that contains chromium 3
  • verb chrome to plate or be plated with chromium, usually by electroplating 3

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Origin of chrome

First appearance:

before 1790
One of the 43% newest English words
1790-1800; < French < Greek chrôma color; (in defs 1, 2, 6, 7) shortened form of chromium

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Parts of speech for Chrome


chrome popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

chrome usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chrome

noun chrome

  • accessories — Accessories belong to a product category in fashion stores, which includes items such as scarves, hats, gloves, belts, and purses.
  • dressing — an outer garment for women and girls, consisting of bodice and skirt in one piece.
  • trappings — articles of equipment or dress, especially of an ornamental character.
  • amber — Amber is a hard yellowish-brown substance used for making jewellery.
  • ivory — the hard white substance, a variety of dentin, composing the main part of the tusks of the elephant, walrus, etc.

verb chrome

  • layer — protocol layer
  • scale — a succession or progression of steps or degrees; graduated series: the scale of taxation; the social scale.
  • overlay — to lie over or upon, as a covering or stratum.
  • laminate — to separate or split into thin layers.
  • cover — If you cover something, you place something else over it in order to protect it, hide it, or close it.

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