chrome yellow ExamplesWord Origin noun
- any of several yellow pigments in shades from lemon to deep orange, composed chiefly of chromates of lead, barium, or zinc.
Origin of chrome yellow First recorded in 1810–20 Examples from the Web for chrome yellow Historical Examples of chrome yellow
The great spreading lip has a gamboge throat fading to chrome-yellow, intersected with lines of bright crimson.
Baghdad is altogether built of chrome-yellow kiln-dried bricks.
Isabella L. Bird
Some of the insoluble chromates are used as pigments; chromate of lead or chrome-yellow is the most important.
Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
They are a terrestrial species, and the colors are a beautiful combination of flame-red with chrome-yellow.
Before the year 2400 we shall have a chrome-yellow president and a black-and-tan secretary of the treasury.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
British Dictionary definitions for chrome yellow chrome yellow noun
- any yellow pigment consisting of lead chromate mixed with lead sulphate