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n. pl. chro·mos Informal
A chromolithograph.


n, pl -mos
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) short for chromolithograph


(ˈkroʊ moʊ)

n., pl. -mos.
[by shortening]


or chromato-

a combining form meaning “color,” “pigment” (chromophil) or, by extension, “chromosome” (chromonema).
[< Greek, comb. form of chrôma color]
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A month before, this mountain had been only a name to us, but latterly we had been moving through a steadily thickening double row of pictures of it, done in oil, water, chromo, wood, steel, copper, crayon, and photography, and so it had at length become a shape to us--and a very distinct, decided, and familiar one, too.
Her aunt Miranda saw no wisdom in cultivating such a talent, and could not conceive that any money could ever be earned by its exercise, "Hand painted pictures" were held in little esteem in Riverboro, where the cheerful chromo or the dignified steel engraving were respected and valued.
He gazed across the monstrous sordidness of soul to a chromo on the wall.
That," she said, pointing to the picture--a rather vivid chromo entitled, "Christ Blessing Little Children"--"and I was just imagining I was one of them--that I was the little girl in the blue dress, standing off by herself in the corner as if she didn't belong to anybody, like me.
My mistress rented it unfurnished, and put in the regular things--1903 antique unholstered parlour set, oil chromo of geishas in a Harlem tea house, rubber plant and husband.
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The court disagreed, holding that an unconditional sale of the painting "had the effect to transfer to the respondent the right to reproduce or chromo the picture.
The researchers think that Y chromo some loss may start sometime around age 40 but doesn't become detectable until 5 to 10 percent of blood cells are missing the chromosome.
This gives an idea about the key drivers, such chromo free techonolgy, cost saving products, environmenta-friendly products, and increased number of passengers travelling by air.
The severity of the phenotype depends on the chromo somes involved and the position of the breakpoint regions.