chromium chromium  /ˈkroʊ mi əm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing

Synonym(s)

cr

Usage(s):

  1. To most electrochemists Columbia University's Colin Garfield Fink is the man who found a practical way to make chromium stick to other metals by electroplating.
  2. Mutrux and Cinematographer William Fraker capture the feeling: the neon and chromium, the chili-dog stands, the freeways, the drive-in stereo stores and the supermarkets.
  3. The shrine is a chromium-plated Cadillac radiator frame set in a rock garden.

News

  1. Everglades Mystery Jewel Update: Analysis and Cultural Context Offered by Walker Metalsmiths on Gold Cross Pendant ...

    High karat gold has titanium, chromium and iron contamination. The symbolic message of the cross is a French play on words; "Crois/croix en moi" for "believe in me." (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10820206.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Recipients To Call Them About A Vital Blood Test Designed To ...

    The US Drug Watchdog says, "To insure no DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipient gets left on the curb, holding the bag for a problem they did not create, we are urging all recipients of this specific all metal hip implant device to get a very specific blood test, that has been designed to measure cobalt, and chromium levels in a recipients blood stream." For more information please call the US ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant Recipients To Call Them For Name Of A Specific Blood Test They ...

    The US Drug Watchdog says, "We are urging recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip implant to get a very specific blood test, that is focused on cobalt, and chromium levels in the blood, because we think this is the best way to see if the device has failed, or started to fail." For more information DePuy Pinnacle hip implant recipients are strongly encouraged to call the US Drug ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "I am relieved and pleased and sorry because there are a lot of people who have ingested chromium 6," said Brockovich, who still works in Los Angeles as a legal consultant on environmental issues.
    on May 16, 2007 By: Erin Brockovich Source: Reuters India

  2. "Dust, which contained elevated levels of cancer-causing hexavalent chromium," Brown said, "escaped into the air in violation of state law. California is suing the company to get them to stop their practices, which cause chromium exposure."
    on Jul 4, 2008 By: Pat Brown Source: Legal News Line

  3. "It's always kind of nervewracking when you have the first MRI on your shoulder, because you don't know what they're going to find," Wolf said. "It's definitely good news. Everything looked good except for some inflammation of the chromium....
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Randy Wolf Source: Los Angeles Daily News

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