The definition of chrome is a grayish-white, very hard, metallic chemical element that doesn't erode easily.(noun)
An example of chrome is the shiny metal plating over the bumper of a car.
Chrome means to plate with a very hard metal.(verb)
An example of chrome is covering the bumper of a car with a layer of shiny hard metal.
See chrome in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Gr chrōma: see chroma
See chrome in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Greek khrōma, color (from the brilliant colors of chromium compounds).
Origin: From Greek khrōma, color.
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