Chrome yellow

Chrome 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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  • Chrome yellow — 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 yellow — n [U] a very bright yellow colour >chrome yellow adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chrome yellow — n. lead chromate, a yellow, crystalline compound, PbCrO4, used as a yellow pigment …   English World dictionary

  • chrome yellow — noun uncount a bright yellow PIGMENT (=a substance added to something to give it color) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Chrome yellow — For the novel by Aldous Huxley, see Crome Yellow. American school bus, painted in traditional Chrome yellow[1] Chrome Yellow is a natural yellow pigment made of lead(II) chromate (PbCrO4). It was first extracted from the mineral …   Wikipedia

  • chrome yellow — noun any of several yellow pigments consisting of normal lead chromate and other lead compounds • Hypernyms: ↑pigment * * * ˌchrome ˈyellow 7 [chrome yellow] noun uncountable a bright yellow ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chrome yellow — A fine yellow powder used in paints and dyes. SYN: lead chromate, Leipzig yellow, lemon yellow, Paris yellow. * * * chrome yellow n a yellow pigment consisting essentially of neutral lead chromate PbCrO4 …   Medical dictionary

  • chrome yellow — kronas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pigmentas, kurio spalvą lemia CrO₄²⁻ jonai. atitikmenys: angl. chrome yellow rus. крон …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chrome yellow — švino(II) chromatas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pigmentas. formulė PbCrO₄ atitikmenys: angl. chrome yellow; lead chromate rus. свинца(II) хромат; хромовой желтый ryšiai: sinonimas – švino tetraoksochromatas sinonimas – švino geltonasis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • chrome yellow — chrome′ yel′low n. chem. any of several pigments composed chiefly of chromates of lead, barium, or zinc • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

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