Burnt sienna
Sienna Si*en"na, n. [It. terra di Siena, fr. Siena in Italy.] (Chem.) Clay that is colored red or brown by the oxides of iron or manganese, and used as a pigment. It is used either in the raw state or burnt. [1913 Webster]

{Burnt sienna}, sienna made of a much redder color by the action of fire.

{Raw sienna}, sienna in its natural state, of a transparent yellowish brown color. [1913 Webster]


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  • burnt sienna — n. 1. an orange red pigment made by calcining raw sienna 2. an orange red …   English World dictionary

  • Burnt sienna — infobox color title=Burnt Sienna hex=E97451 r=233|g=116|b= 81 c= 0|m= 50|y= 65|k= 9 h= 14|s= 65|v= 91 source= [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ ] Burnt sienna is an iron oxide pigment: a warm mid brown color. Chemically, burnt sienna is formed by… …   Wikipedia

  • burnt sienna — marso raudonasis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Raudonas pigmentas, kurio pagrindinis komponentas Fe₂O₃. atitikmenys: angl. burnt sienna; Indian red; mars red; mineral red; Persian Gulf oxide; red earth; red ocher, US; red ochre, GB;… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • burnt sienna — burnt′ sien′na n. an intense dark reddish brown color • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • burnt sienna — 1. noun dark reddish brown colour, like that of roasted sienna. 2. adjective Of a dark reddish brown colour, like that of roasted sienna …   Wiktionary

  • burnt sienna — noun 1. a shade of brown with a tinge of red (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑reddish brown, ↑sepia, ↑Venetian red, ↑mahogany • Hypernyms: ↑brown, ↑brownness …   Useful english dictionary

  • burnt sienna — 1. See under sienna (def. 1). 2. an intense dark reddish brown color. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • burnt sienna — noun see sienna …   English new terms dictionary

  • burnt sienna — /bɜnt siˈɛnə/ (say bernt see enuh) noun See sienna …   Australian English dictionary

  • burnt sienna —  Not siena …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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