n. & v.
—n. an electrolytically deposited protective coating of chromium.
1 coat with this.
2 (as chromium-plated adj.) pretentiously decorative.

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plate with chromium

chrome bathroom fixtures

Syn: ↑chrome
Derivationally related forms: ↑chrome (for: ↑chrome)
Hypernyms: ↑plate
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something

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