chrome yellow

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chrome yellow

chrome yellow

n
(Elements & Compounds) any yellow pigment consisting of lead chromate mixed with lead sulphate

chrome′ yel′low


n.
any of several pigments composed chiefly of chromates of lead, barium, or zinc.
[1810–20]
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Noun1.chrome yellow - any of several yellow pigments consisting of normal lead chromate and other lead compounds
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
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Van Gogh, like his hero Delacroix, was inclined to pursue colour effects heedless of their impermanence.) Over the past year there has been concern about the effect of light on the chromium yellow in Van Gogh's paintings, causing the pigment to turn brown.
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