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A bright red pigment consisting of lead chromate with varying amounts of lead oxide.
- ‘But I could get copper reds on the bottom and chrome reds on top, all in the same firing.’
- ‘There are a number of other colors that are lead based such as the Chrome reds and yellows and even genuine Naples Yellow.’
- ‘Chrome red was also known as scarlet chrome and was a cold, red hue.’
- ‘An imitation of chrome red is made by coloring white lead, orange lead, or barytes with some of the coal-tar dyes, especially with eosin.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.