Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
chromium

chro·mi·um

chromium

 
pronunciation:
kro mi m
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a chemical element that has twenty-four protons in each nucleus and that occurs as a silver-gray, lustrous, corrosion-resistant solid metal, chiefly used in electroplating, alloys such as stainless steel, or compounds with other elements. (symbol: Cr)
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature