meaning of chrome

1. Same as Chromium.
chrome From automotive slang via wargaming Showy features added to attract users but contributing little or nothing to the power of a system. "The 3D icons in Motif are just chrome, but they certainly are *pretty* chrome!" Chrome is distinguished from bells and whistles by the fact that the latter are usually added to gratify developers own desires for featurefulness. Often used as a term of contempt and sometimes used in conjunction with fluff, "all the fluff and chrome that comes with Motif". [Jargon File]
treat with a chromium compound

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