Mosaic gold
Mosaic Mo*sa"ic, a. Of or pertaining to the style of work called mosaic; formed by uniting pieces of different colors; variegated; tessellated; also, composed of various materials or ingredients. [1913 Webster]

A very beautiful mosaic pavement. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

{Florentine mosaic}. See under {Florentine}.

{Mosaic gold}. (a) See {Ormolu}. (b) Stannic sulphide, {SnS2}, obtained as a yellow scaly crystalline powder, and used as a pigment in bronzing and gilding wood and metal work. It was called by the alchemists {aurum musivum}, or {aurum mosaicum}. Called also {bronze powder}.

{Mosaic work}. See {Mosaic}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • Mosaic gold — Gold Gold (g[=o]ld), n. [AS. gold; akin to D. goud, OS. & G. gold, Icel. gull, Sw. & Dan. guld, Goth. gul[thorn], Russ. & OSlav. zlato; prob. akin to E. yellow. [root]49, 234. See {Yellow}, and cf. {Gild}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Chem.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mosaic gold — Mosaic gold, or stannic sulfide, SnS2, is obtained as a yellow scaly crystalline powder, and used as a pigment in bronzing and gilding wood and metal work. It was called by the alchemists aurum musivum, or aurum mosaicum. It is also called bronze …   Wikipedia

  • mosaic gold — n. 1. a yellow, crystalline powder, stannic sulfide, SnS2, used as a pigment 2. ORMOLU …   English World dictionary

  • mosaic gold — ormolu or mo*lu ([^o]r m[ o]*l[udd] ), n. [F. or moulu; or gold (L. aurum) + moulu, p. p. of moudre to grind, to mill, L. molere. See {Aureate}, and {Mill}.] A variety of brass made to resemble gold by the use of less zinc and more copper in its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mosaic gold — auksinė bronza statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pigmentas. atitikmenys: angl. artificial gold; gold bronze; mosaic gold; tin bronze rus. сусаль; сусальное золото ryšiai: sinonimas – alavo(IV) sulfidas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mosaic gold — alavo(IV) sulfidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė SnS₂ atitikmenys: angl. mosaic gold; stannic sulfide; tin bronze; tin disulfide; tin(IV) sulfide rus. олова(IV) сульфид; олово сернистое ryšiai: sinonimas – alavo disulfidas sinonimas – auksinė …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mosaic gold — 1. Chem. See stannic sulfide. 2. ormolu (def. 1). [1720 30; so called because used in mosaic work] * * * …   Universalium

  • mosaic gold — noun an imitation gold pigment consisting of tin disulphide …   English new terms dictionary

  • mosaic gold — Смотри сусальное золото …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • mosaic gold — Ormolu …   New dictionary of synonyms

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