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 History of this Word

"chrome" is from "khrōma" (color) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

Words related to this meaning

grammar is modifier

"-chrome" is a type of suffix

Definition

A word ending that indicates that color or pigment modifies the word. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.

Examples of how the word is used

-chrome illustration He also describes a "metrochrome", comprising three calibrated wedge-shaped glass vessels filled with red, yellow and blue liquids.
-chrome illustration Drug interactions involving the cytochrome p450 system are common.