In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1cromo masculinebefore noun chromium plating — cromado masculine
- The most common of the special elements added to cast iron are nickel, chromium, copper and molybdenum.
- However, nickel alloys containing chromium, titanium and aluminum will form a thin oxide film.
- The metal can be, for example, titanium, tantalum, chromium, aluminium or tungsten.
- Metal oxides such as chromium, iron, copper, or manganese, are used to colour glass, and the shades range from a light green to deep blue to topaz yellow.
- Common alloys used for this purpose include molybdenum and chromium in addition to manganese and carbon.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.