dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


3 definitions found
 for Chrome yellow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Yellow \Yel"low\, n.
     1. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any
        other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum
        which is between the orange and green. "A long motley coat
        guarded with yellow." --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A yellow pigment.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Cadmium yellow, Chrome yellow, Indigo yellow, King's
     yellow, etc. See under Cadmium, Chrome, etc.
  
     Naples yellow, a yellow amorphous pigment, used in oil,
        porcelain, and enamel painting, consisting of a basic lead
        metantimonate, obtained by fusing together tartar emetic
        lead nitrate, and common salt.
  
     Patent yellow (Old Chem.), a yellow pigment consisting
        essentially of a lead oxychloride; -- called also
        Turner's yellow.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chrome \Chrome\, n.
     Same as Chromium.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Chrome alum (Chem.), a dark violet substance,
        (SO4)3Cr2.K2SO4.24H2O, analogous to, and crystallizing
        like, common alum. It is regarded as a double sulphate of
        chromium and potassium.
  
     Chrome green
     (a) The green oxide of chromium, Cr2O3, used in enamel
         painting, and glass staining.
     (b) A pigment made by mixing chrome yellow with Prussian
         blue.
  
     Chrome red, a beautiful red pigment originally prepared
        from the basic chromate of lead, but now made from red
        oxide of lead.
  
     Chrome yellow, a brilliant yellow pigment, PbCrO4, used
        by painters.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chrome yellow
      n 1: any of several yellow pigments consisting of normal lead
           chromate and other lead compounds

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229