Main definitions of after-chrome in English

: after-chrome1after-chrome2

after-chrome1

adjective

  • Attributive Used in or relating to the process of applying a mordant to an already dyed material; designating this process; (of a dye) subjected to or requiring after-chroming.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists. From after- + chrome, after after-chroming or after-chrome.

Pronunciation:

after-chrome

/ˈɑːftəkrəʊm//ˈaftəkrəʊm/

Main definitions of after-chrome in English

: after-chrome1after-chrome2

after-chrome2

verb

  • with object To apply a mordant to (an already dyed material); to subject to after-chroming.

Origin

Late 19th century. From after- + chrome. Compare after-chroming.

Pronunciation:

after-chrome

/ˈɑːftəkrəʊm//ˈaftəkrəʊm/