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chrome plating

[¦krōm ¦plād·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
A thin plate of chromium deposited by electrolysis on a corrodible metal, giving a bright, metallic surface which is highly resistant to tarnish; used to coat automobile trimming, bathroom fixtures, and many household and other articles. Also known as chromium coating; chromium plating.
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New bright chrome fender badges for the V8 S and W12 models now match those applied to the GT Speed.
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The front of the car has a new interpretation of Kia's now-signature grille; there is a dark chrome mesh inner surrounded by a bright chrome halo.
The dash is simple and uncluttered with central air vents picked out in bright chrome and a six-inch sat-nav and multi-media screen well placed.
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Bright chrome roof rails run on top and a new spoiler is neatly integrated into the tail gate.
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