Definition of chrome yellow in English:

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chrome yellow

Pronunciation: /krōm ˈyelō/

noun

A bright yellow pigment made from lead chromate, now little used.
Example sentences
  • The pigments used - chrome yellow, red lead, red ocher, and yellow ocher - were ground in linseed oil using a marble muller and stone slab.
  • The two paint boxes were found to contain Prussian blue, chrome yellow, vermilion (a red mercury sulfide pigment), and red earth.
  • Use the oil rag with a small amount of chrome yellow and raw sienna tube oil color to wipe over the white areas of the panel and soften into the background.

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Syllabification: chrome yel·low

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