chrome yellow







chrome yellow


chrome yellow ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. 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.

    The Woodlands Orchids

    Frederick Boyle

  • Baghdad is altogether built of chrome-yellow kiln-dried bricks.

    Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)

    Isabella L. Bird

  • Some of the insoluble chromates are used as pigments; chromate of lead or chrome-yellow is the most important.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

    Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

  • They are a terrestrial species, and the colors are a beautiful combination of flame-red with chrome-yellow.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)

    Frederick Starr

  • Before the year 2400 we shall have a chrome-yellow president and a black-and-tan secretary of the treasury.

    The Stillwater Tragedy

    Thomas Bailey Aldrich

  • British Dictionary definitions for chrome yellow chrome yellow noun

    1. any yellow pigment consisting of lead chromate mixed with lead sulphate

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