- In order to prevent iron from rusting and showing bright and shiny, the iron is coated with a layer of chromium by process of electroplating (or electrodeposition).
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chrome-plat|ed — «KROHM PLAY tihd», adjective. 1. covered or ornamented with chrome: »chrome plated steel. 2. Figurative. garish; lavish: »chrome plated economy … Useful english dictionary
Chrome plating — This article is about a chromium electroplating technique. For other uses, see Chrome (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Chromate conversion coating. Decorative chrome plating on a motorcycle Chrome plating, often referred to simply as… … Wikipedia
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chrome — [[t]kro͟ʊm[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N n Chrome is metal plated with chromium. ...old fashioned chrome taps … English dictionary
Chrome steel — Steel Steel (st[=e]l), n. [AS. st[=e]l, st[=y]l, st[=y]le; akin to D. staal, G. stahl, OHG. stahal, Icel. st[=a]l, Dan. staal, Sw. st[*a]l, Old Prussian stakla.] 1. (Metal) A variety of iron intermediate in composition and properties between… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
chrome work — All the metal on a vehicle which has been plated with chrome … Dictionary of automotive terms