Definition of chromoly in English:

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chromoly

Pronunciation: /ˈkrəʊmɒli/

noun

[mass noun]
A form of steel containing chromium and molybdenum, used to make strong, lightweight components such as bicycle frames.
Example sentences
  • Factor in the highly compliant ride of the Reynolds 631 chromoly frame with a forgiving ride similar to many $1,400 frames and you've got one of the best values for 2002.
  • A car owner must also choose between the two types of metal used for roll bar or cage construction: mild steel and chromoly.
  • The sheet metal, chromoly tubing, and various parts and pieces that were destroyed can be replaced.

Origin

1980s: blend of chromium and molybdenum.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: chro|moly

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