minium
minium min"i*um (?; 277), n. [L. minium, an Iberian word, the Romans getting all their cinnabar from Spain; cf. Basque armine['a].] (Chem.) A heavy, brilliant red pigment, consisting of an oxide of lead, {Pb3O4}, obtained by exposing lead or massicot to a gentle and continued heat in the air. It is used as a cement, as a paint, and in the manufacture of flint glass. Called also {red lead}, {lead tetroxide}, {lead orthoplumbate}, {mineral orange}, {mineral red}, {Paris red}, {Saturn red}, and less definitively, {lead oxide}. [1913 Webster]

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  • minium — [ minjɔm ] n. m. • 1547; mot lat. 1 ♦ Oxyde de plomb (Pb3O4), poudre de couleur rouge. Le minium était utilisé dans l enluminure des manuscrits (⇒ miniature) . 2 ♦ Cour. Peinture au minium préservant le fer de la rouille. « un réservoir… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Minium — aus Arizona, USA Chemische Formel Pb22+Pb4+O4 Mineralklasse Oxide 4.BD.05 (8. Aufl. 4/B.06 50) (nach Strunz) 07.02.08.01 (nach Dana) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Minium — Poudre de minium Général Nom IUPAC plomb(II,IV) oxyde Synonyme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • MINIUM — inventum primum a Callia Atheniensi, nonaginta circiter annis ante Theophrasti tempora, a quibusdam cinnabari appellatum est, Indici cinnabaris nomine, quô illi saniem draconis elisi vocabant, cum Indicae arboris gummi sit, ut Arrianus docet. Et… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Minium — (lat.), s. Mennige …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Minĭum — Minĭum, bei den Römern soviel wie Zinnober, jetzt soviel wie Mennige …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Minium — Minium, s. Mennige …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Minium — Minĭum (lat.), Mennige (s. Blei) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • minium — MÍNIUM s.n. v. miniu. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • minium — [min′ē əm] n. [L, of Iberian orig., as in Basque armineá] 1. the color vermilion 2. RED LEAD …   English World dictionary

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