Entry from US English dictionary
A bright red pigment consisting of lead chromate with varying amounts of lead oxide.
- But I could get copper reds on the bottom and chrome reds on top, all in the same firing.
- There are a number of other colors that are lead based such as the Chrome reds and yellows and even genuine Naples Yellow.
- An imitation of chrome red is made by coloring white lead, orange lead, or barytes with some of the coal-tar dyes, especially with eosin.
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Syllabification: chrome red
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