Alizarin A*liz"a*rin, Alizarine A*liz"a*rine, n. [F. alizarine, fr. alizari.] (Chem.) A coloring principle, {C14H6O2(OH)2}, found in madder, and now produced artificially as an an orange-red crystalline compound from anthracene. It is used in making red pigments (such as the Turkish reds), and in dyeing. [1913 Webster WordNet 1.5]

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  • alizarine — [ alizarin ] n. f. • 1839; de alizari ♦ Matière colorante d un beau rouge, extraite autrefois des racines de garance, aujourd hui obtenue par synthèse. ● alizarine nom féminin Colorant végétal dérivé de l anthracène, existant sous forme de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alizarine — Rouge Alizarine[1]   Composantes RVB (r, v, b) (217, 1, 21) Triplet hexa. D90115 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • alizarine — (a li za ri n ) s. f. Principe colorant que la chimie retire de la garance, en lui faisant subir divers traitements. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Alizari. SUPPLÉMENT AU DICTIONNAIRE    ALIZARINE. Ajoutez :    Alizarine artificielle, substance tinctoriale qui… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • alizarine — noun an orange red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing • Syn: ↑alizarin • Hypernyms: ↑pigment • Hyponyms: ↑alizarin carmine, ↑alizarin crimson, ↑alizarin red * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • alizarine — n. [F. alizari, the juice] A transparent orange red stain or dye …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • alizarine — noun alizarin …   Wiktionary

  • alizarine — n. red pigment used in the synthesis of dyes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alizarine — aliz·a·rine …   English syllables

  • Alizarine ink — was created in 1855 by Professor Leonhardi of Dresden, by adding Alazarin dye (derived from the root of the madder plant) to conventional iron gall ink. This added an attractive coloration to the ink, which was quite popular until it was replaced …   Wikipedia

  • alizarine red — noun a bright orange red color produced in cotton cloth with alizarine dye • Syn: ↑Turkey red • Hypernyms: ↑red, ↑redness * * * noun Usage: often capitalized A&R : any of various red mordant or acid dyes most of which are derived from… …   Useful english dictionary

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