Chrome green

Chrome green
Green Green (gr[=e]n), n. 1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue. [1913 Webster]

2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green. [1913 Webster]

O'er the smooth enameled green. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; -- usually in the plural. [1913 Webster]

In that soft season when descending showers Call forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

4. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food. [1913 Webster]

5. Any substance or pigment of a green color. [1913 Webster]

{Alkali green} (Chem.), an alkali salt of a sulphonic acid derivative of a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald green; -- called also {Helvetia green}.

{Berlin green}. (Chem.) See under {Berlin}.

{Brilliant green} (Chem.), a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald green in composition.

{Brunswick green}, an oxychloride of copper.

{Chrome green}. See under {Chrome}.

{Emerald green}. (Chem.) (a) A complex basic derivative of aniline produced as a metallic, green crystalline substance, and used for dyeing silk, wool, and mordanted vegetable fiber a brilliant green; -- called also {aldehyde green}, {acid green}, {malachite green}, {Victoria green}, {solid green}, etc. It is usually found as a double chloride, with zinc chloride, or as an oxalate. (b) See {Paris green} (below).

{Gaignet's green} (Chem.) a green pigment employed by the French artist, Adrian Gusgnet, and consisting essentially of a basic hydrate of chromium.

{Methyl green} (Chem.), an artificial rosaniline dyestuff, obtained as a green substance having a brilliant yellow luster; -- called also {light-green}.

{Mineral green}. See under {Mineral}.

{Mountain green}. See {Green earth}, under {Green}, a.

{Paris green} (Chem.), a poisonous green powder, consisting of a mixture of several double salts of the acetate and arsenite of copper. It has found very extensive use as a pigment for wall paper, artificial flowers, etc., but particularly as an exterminator of insects, as the potato bug; -- called also {Schweinfurth green}, {imperial green}, {Vienna green}, {emerald qreen}, and {mitis green}.

{Scheele's green} (Chem.), a green pigment, consisting essentially of a hydrous arsenite of copper; -- called also {Swedish green}. It may enter into various pigments called {parrot green}, {pickel green}, {Brunswick green}, {nereid green}, or {emerald green}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Chrome green — Chrome Chrome, n. Same as {Chromium}. [1913 Webster] {Chrome alum} (Chem.), a dark violet substance, {(SO4)3Cr2.K2SO4.24H2O}, analogous to, and crystallizing like, common alum. It is regarded as a double sulphate of chromium and potassium.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chrome green — n. 1. chromic oxide, Cr2O3, used as a green pigment 2. in commercial use, a green pigment made by mixing chrome yellow and Prussian blue …   English World dictionary

  • chrome green — chrome′ green′ n. a permanent green color made from chrome compounds, used chiefly in printing textiles • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • chrome green — noun 1. any of a class of green pigments consisting of chrome yellow and iron blue • Hypernyms: ↑pigment • Hyponyms: ↑Windsor green 2. a brilliant green color • Hypernyms: ↑green, ↑greenness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chrome green — chromo(III) oksidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė Cr₂O₃ atitikmenys: angl. chrome green; chromic oxide; chromium(III) oxide rus. хрома сесквиоксид; хрома(III) оксид; хромовой зеленый ryšiai: sinonimas – dichromo trioksidas sinonimas – chromo… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chrome green — /kroʊm ˈgrin/ (say krohm green) noun the permanent green colour made from chromic oxide, or any similar pigment made largely from chromic oxide, employed in printing textiles, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • chrome green — noun Date: circa 1859 any of various brilliant green pigments containing or consisting of chromium compounds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chrome green — the permanent green color made from chromic oxide, or any similar pigment made largely from chromic oxide, used chiefly in printing textiles. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • deep chrome green — noun : a green that is yellower and duller than holly green (sense 1) or golf green, yellower and less strong than average hunter green distinguished from light chrome green and medium chrome green; called also cinnabar green, Milori green, silk… …   Useful english dictionary

  • light chrome green — noun : a green that is yellower and less strong than holly green (sense 1), yellower and darker than golf green, yellower, lighter, and stronger than average hunter green, and lighter and stronger than deep or medium chrome green called also navy …   Useful english dictionary

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