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n. pl. chro·mos Informal
A chromolithograph.
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n, pl -mos
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) short for chromolithograph
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(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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And not a chromo. I had been used to chromos for years, and I saw now that without my suspecting it a passion for art had got worked into the fabric of my being, and was become a part of me.
He had been brought up on chromos and lithographs that were always definite and sharp, near or far.
We sat in awed silence, gazing with timid curiosity about the room, the stained, plastered walls of which were well-nigh covered with a motley assortment of pictures, chromos, and advertisements, pasted on without much regard for order or character.
Photonia's display of LED Fresnel lights at IBC include the Radiate, Zenith and Chromos models.
Twenty microsatellite markers distributed on 14 autosomal chromos somes and previously used by Fathi et al [4] and recommended by the International Society of Animal Genetics (ISAG)-FAO [1] were selected to assess the genetic diversity among Saudi native chicken breeds (Table 2).
Like the chromos and oleographs, the porcelains occupied an emergent liminal space between the sacred and the ex-hibitionary, often displayed in living rooms rather than in domestic shrines--in Indian versions of curiosity cabinets.
In her examination of contemporary novelist Felipe Alfau, Rogers draws on Spanish literary history to analyze the Spanish immigrant's version of Spanglish found in Chromos, set in interwar New York.
The second episode,&nbsp;"Chromos," features a physic student (Ashley Rickard) who only goes into a science field because of a '90s cartoon series.
(1948) Uber die Ursache der chromos pharischen Turbulenz und des UV-Exzesses der Sonnenstrahlung.
He has earlier served as CFO for Lifebank Corp, Inex Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Chromos Molecular Systems Inc.
The PCR product was sequenced using forward and reverse primers at Chromos Biotech Ltd., Bangalore.