lead carbonate
noun Date: 1869 a carbonate of lead; especially a poisonous basic salt Pb3(OH)2(CO3)2 used especially as a white pigment

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  • lead carbonate — n a carbonate of lead esp a poisonous basic salt Pb3(OH)2(CO3)2 that was formerly used as a white pigment in paints, that was a common cause of painter s colic, and that may cause lead poisoning esp. in children who come in contact with or ingest …   Medical dictionary

  • Lead carbonate — Chembox new ImageFile = ImageSize = IUPACName = OtherNames = Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 598 63 0 PubChem = SMILES = Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = PbCO3 MolarMass = 267.21 g/mol Appearance =White powder Density = 6.6 g/cm3… …   Wikipedia

  • lead carbonate — noun a poisonous white pigment that contains lead • Syn: ↑white lead, ↑ceruse • Hypernyms: ↑pigment * * * ˈled noun : a carbonate of lead: as a …   Useful english dictionary

  • lead carbonate — lead′ car′bonate [[t]lɛd[/t]] n. chem. a white crystalline compound, PbCO3, toxic when inhaled, insoluble in water and alcohol: used as a pigment …   From formal English to slang

  • lead carbonate — /led/, Chem. a white crystalline compound, PbCO3, toxic when inhaled, insoluble in water and alcohol: used as an exterior paint pigment. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • basic lead carbonate — /led/, Chem. ceruse. * * * …   Universalium

  • basic lead carbonate — /led/, Chem. ceruse …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lead — (pronEng|ˈlɛd) is a main group element with a symbol Pb ( la. plumbum). Lead has the atomic number 82. Lead is a soft, malleable poor metal, also considered to be one of the heavy metals. Lead has a bluish white color when freshly cut, but… …   Wikipedia

  • Lead paint — is paint containing lead, a heavy metal, that is used as pigment, with lead(II) chromate (PbCrO4, chrome yellow ) and lead(II) carbonate(PbCO3, white lead ) being the most common. Lead is also added to paint to speed drying, increase durability,… …   Wikipedia

  • Lead(II) hydroxide — Lead(II) hydroxide, Pb(OH)2, is a hydroxide of lead, with lead in oxidation state +2. Although it appears a fundamentally simple compound, it is doubtful if lead hydroxide is stable as a solid phase [G.Todd and E. Parry, Character of Lead… …   Wikipedia

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