Definition of chrome yellow in English:

chrome yellow

Syllabification: chrome yel·low

noun

  • A bright yellow pigment made from lead chromate, now little used.
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    • 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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