Chrome (noun)

  1. A metallic element with the symbol Cr and atomic number 24, used in making stainless steel and other alloys.
  2. A hard, shiny, silver-gray metal that is highly resistant to corrosion and tarnishing.

Origin:

From the french word "chrome" which is derived from the greek word "chroma" which means color.

Examples:

  1. The car's chrome bumper gleamed in the sunlight.
  2. The chrome plating on the fenders of the car was badly rusted.
  3. Chrome is also used in electroplating to give objects a shiny surface.
  4. The chrome alloy is used to make surgical instruments and other tools.
  5. Chrome is a highly reflective metal and is used to make mirrors.
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