Definition of chrome leather in English:
Leather tanned with chromium salts.
- Ask for the really thick chrome leather, and not the very thin suede that is on ballroom dance shoes.
- The chrome leather soles (the ‘fuzzy bottoms’) just are not waterproof, and are designed for indoor use only.
- In the case of chrome leather, it can be degraded with ease, because the tanning agent is completely bound to the collagen by the action of tanning.
Definition of chrome leather in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.