King's 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]


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  • King's yellow — King King, n. [AS. cyng, cyning; akin to OS. kuning, D. koning, OHG. kuning, G. k[ o]nig, Icel. konungr, Sw. konung, Dan. konge; formed with a patronymic ending, and fr. the root of E. kin; cf. Icel. konr a man of noble birth. [root]44. See {Kin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • king's yellow — n. ORPIMENT …   English World dictionary

  • king's yellow — noun 1. : arsenic trisulfide used as a pigment 2. : orpiment 2 * * * Chem. See under arsenic trisulfide. * * * king s yellow, orpiment or yellow arsenic used as a pigment. Formula: As2S3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • king's-yellow — king s yellˈow noun Orpiment as a pigment • • • Main Entry: ↑king …   Useful english dictionary

  • king's-yellow — n. Yellow orpiment, yellow sulphuret of arsenic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • king's yellow — Chem. See under arsenic trisulfide. * * * …   Universalium

  • King in yellow — Le Roi en jaune Le Roi en jaune est un recueil de nouvelles fantastiques de Robert W. Chambers publiées en 1895. Ces récits sont parmi les premiers exemples du fantastique moderne, bien que certains aspects relèvent aussi de la fantasy ou des… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • King's counsel — King King, n. [AS. cyng, cyning; akin to OS. kuning, D. koning, OHG. kuning, G. k[ o]nig, Icel. konungr, Sw. konung, Dan. konge; formed with a patronymic ending, and fr. the root of E. kin; cf. Icel. konr a man of noble birth. [root]44. See {Kin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • King's cushion — King King, n. [AS. cyng, cyning; akin to OS. kuning, D. koning, OHG. kuning, G. k[ o]nig, Icel. konungr, Sw. konung, Dan. konge; formed with a patronymic ending, and fr. the root of E. kin; cf. Icel. konr a man of noble birth. [root]44. See {Kin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • King's evidence — King King, n. [AS. cyng, cyning; akin to OS. kuning, D. koning, OHG. kuning, G. k[ o]nig, Icel. konungr, Sw. konung, Dan. konge; formed with a patronymic ending, and fr. the root of E. kin; cf. Icel. konr a man of noble birth. [root]44. See {Kin} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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