Patent yellow
Yellow Yel"low, n. 1. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green. ``A long motley coat guarded with yellow.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A yellow pigment. [1913 Webster]

{Cadmium yellow}, {Chrome yellow}, {Indigo yellow}, {King's yellow}, etc. See under {Cadmium}, {Chrome}, etc.

{Naples yellow}, a yellow amorphous pigment, used in oil, porcelain, and enamel painting, consisting of a basic lead metantimonate, obtained by fusing together tartar emetic lead nitrate, and common salt.

{Patent yellow} (Old Chem.), a yellow pigment consisting essentially of a lead oxychloride; -- called also {Turner's yellow}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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