Turnbull's blue
Turnbull's blue Turn"bull's blue` (Chem.) The double cyanide of ferrous and ferric iron, a dark blue amorphous substance having a coppery luster, used in dyeing, calico printing, etc. Cf. {Prussian blue}, under {Prussian}. [1913 Webster]

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  • turnbull's blue — ˈtərnˌbu̇lz noun Usage: usually capitalized T Etymology: probably from the name Turnbull : an iron blue pigment having a coppery luster formed as a precipitate when an alkali metal ferricyanide and a ferrous salt are brought together in solution… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gmelin's blue — gəˈmālə̇nz , ˌlēnz noun Usage: often capitalized G Etymology: after Christian G. Gmelin 1. : ultramarine 1b 2. : turnbull s blue 3. : french blue …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Prussian blue — Chembox new Name = Prussian blue ImageFile = Prussian blue.jpg ImageSize = 250px ImageName = A sample of Prussian blue ImageFile1 = ImageSize1 = 250px ImageName1 = IUPACName = Ferric hexacyanoferrate OtherNames = ferric ferrocyanide, iron(III)… …   Wikipedia

  • iron blue — noun 1. slightly purplish or bluish dark grey • Syn: ↑steel grey, ↑steel gray, ↑Davy s grey, ↑Davy s gray • Hypernyms: ↑gray, ↑grayness, ↑grey, ↑greyness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prussian blue — 1. a moderate to deep greenish blue. 2. one of the iron blues, a dark blue, crystalline, water insoluble pigment, Fe4[Fe(CN)6]3, produced by reacting ferrocyanic acid or a ferrocyanide with a ferric compound: used in painting, fabric printing,… …   Universalium

  • Clan Turnbull — Coat of arms of the Turnbull of Bedrule,[1] the last chief of clan Turnbull Turnbull is an English surname. Contents …   Wikipedia

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