Definition of Chromel in English:

Chromel

noun

  • Any of various nickel alloys containing approx. 10–20 per cent nickel and up to 25 per cent iron, used in thermocouples, often in conjunction with Alumel. [A trademark in the United States.]

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Telephony. From chrome + -el.

Pronunciation

Chromel

/ˈkrəʊmɛl/