What does Chrome mean?

Definitions for Chrome

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Chrome.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chromeverb

    another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments

  2. chrome, chromium-plateverb

    plate with chromium

    "chrome bathroom fixtures"

  3. chromeverb

    treat with a chromium compound


  1. chromenoun

    Another name for chromium when used to plate other metals.

  2. chromenoun

    The basic structural elements used in a graphical user interface, such as window frames and scroll bars, as opposed to the content.

  3. chromeverb

    To plate with chrome.

  4. Etymology: From chromium


  1. Chrome

    Chrome is a song written by Anthony Smith and Jeffrey Steele and recorded by American country music artist Trace Adkins. It was released in September 2002 as the third and final single and title track from his 2001 album of the same name. It peaked at number 10 on the United States Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart. Before its release as a single, "Chrome" was the B-side to the album's first single, "I'm Tryin'."


  1. chrome

    Chrome, short for Google Chrome, is a web browser developed by Google that is designed for efficiency and ease of use. It is known for its speed, security, and stability, as well as its simple and clean interface. The term "chrome" is also used to refer to the visible graphical interface of a computer program, especially the title bars, menus, icons, and toolbars. Additionally, in a more physical relation, chrome can also refer to chromium, a type of metallic element that is shiny and resistant to tarnishing often used for plating other metals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chromenoun

    same as Chromium

  2. Etymology: [From Chrome, n.]


  1. Chrome

    Chrome is an American experimental rock group founded in San Francisco, California in 1975. Chrome took part of their inspiration for their rough and sometimes chaotic music from punk pioneers like The Stooges. The sound of the group was often coarse and featured heavy elements of feedback and distortion. Their experiments in mixing synthesized noise with rock instrumentation have been cited as a forerunner of industrial rock music.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. 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!” 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.

Rap Dictionary

  1. chromenoun

    Gun. "Now I gotta follow him home with the chrome" -- Ice Cube (Robbin' hood).

  2. chromenoun

    Chrome wheel. "Sittin' on da chrome" -- Masta Ace Inc..

Suggested Resources

  1. chrome

    Song lyrics by chrome -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by chrome on the Lyrics.com website.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce Chrome?

How to say Chrome in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chrome in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chrome in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Chrome in a Sentence

  1. Jerry Crawford:

    When we first arrived we thought the race had been renamed the 'California Chrome Invitational', because that was all I saw.

  2. Paul Gennai:

    Where a user downloads a search app from the screen, we'll also ask them whether they want to change Chrome's default search engine the next time they open Chrome.

  3. Linn Huang:

    I don’t believe these moves will impede Chrome OS’s continued momentum in U.S. K-12 – at least not for the immediate future, but it does give Microsoft a stronger arsenal to defend against Chrome building deeper inroads into non-U.S. education markets. And what about Apple strength in education ?

  4. Roger Kay:

    Chrome may be a power hog, but people like its features.

  5. Parisa Tabriz:

    Our users include presidents of foreign countries -- I hope Obama uses Chrome too. It includes really highly-targeted individuals, political dissidents, journalists, and people who just want to casually use the internet, google depends on those users trusting us with their data. So if we can't protect it, we have no business.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for Chrome

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Chrome »


Find a translation for the Chrome definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Chrome." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 18 Apr. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Chrome>.

Discuss these Chrome definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for Chrome? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication
    A interrogate
    B accompany
    C distinguish
    D deny

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Chrome: