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chrome yellow

any of several yellow pigments in shades from lemon to deep orange, composed chiefly of chromates of lead, barium, or zinc.
Origin of chrome yellow
1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Paint the bus any color but national standard school bus chrome yellow.
  • Exterior aluminum surfaces shall be finished with chrome yellow paint.
British Dictionary definitions for chrome yellow

chrome yellow

any yellow pigment consisting of lead chromate mixed with lead sulphate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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