chromium

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English[edit]

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Chemical element
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Chromium crystals and cube.

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from French chrome (from Ancient Greek χρῶμα (khrôma, color), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrew- (to grind, rub)) + -ium. So called because of the striking colors of its compounds.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) enPR: krō'mēəm IPA(key): /ˈkɹoʊmi.əm/
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Noun[edit]

chromium (countable and uncountable, plural chromiums)

  1. A metallic chemical element (symbol Cr) with an atomic number of 24.

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  • chrome (when used for plating)

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chrōmium n (genitive chrōmiī); second declension

  1. chromium

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative chrōmium chrōmia
Genitive chrōmiī chrōmiōrum
Dative chrōmiō chrōmiīs
Accusative chrōmium chrōmia
Ablative chrōmiō chrōmiīs
Vocative chrōmium chrōmia