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Chromel

[kroh-muh l] /ˈkroʊ məl/
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1.
a brand name for a group of nickel-chromium alloys, some with an iron content, having high electrical resistance: used in heating devices and thermocouples.
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chromel

/ˈkrəʊmɛl/
noun
1.
a nickel-based alloy containing about 10 per cent chromium, used in heating elements
Word Origin
C20: from chro(mium) + me(ta)l
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