metallochrome definition

  • noun:
    • A colouring created by the deposition of some metallic mixture; particularly, the prismatic tints from depositing a film of peroxide of lead on polished steel by electricity.
    • A coloring created by the deposition of some metallic compound; especially, the prismatic tints made by depositing a film of peroxide of lead on polished metallic by electricity.
    • A beautiful prismatic tinting imparted by electrolytic activity to polished metallic plates by depositing on them a thin film of oxid of lead.
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