Venetian red
noun Date: 1753 an earthy hematite used as a pigment; also a synthetic iron oxide pigment

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  • Venetian red — is a light and warm (somewhat unsaturated) pigment that is a darker shade of scarlet, derived from nearly pure ferric oxide (Fe2O3) of the hematite type. Modern versions are frequently made with synthetic red iron oxide.Venetian redinfobox… …   Wikipedia

  • Venetian red — Venetian Ve*ne tian, a. [Cf. It. Veneziano, L. Venetianus.] Of or pertaining to Venice in Italy. [1913 Webster] {Venetian blind}, a blind for windows, doors, etc., made of thin slats, either fixed at a certain angle in the shutter, or movable,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Venetian red — n. 1. a red pigment formerly made from ferric oxides, now prepared synthetically 2. a brownish red color …   English World dictionary

  • Venetian red — Venecijos raudonasis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Fe₂O₃ ir CaSO₄ mišinys, pigmentas. atitikmenys: angl. Venetian red rus. венецианский кармин …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Venetian red — Vene′tian red′ n. 1) chem. fia a red pigment, orig. prepared from a natural oxide of iron, now usu. made by calcining a mixture of lime and ferrous sulfate 2) fia a dark shade of orangy red • Etymology: 1745–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • Venetian red — /vəniʃən ˈrɛd/ (say vuhneeshuhn red) noun 1. a red pigment, originally prepared from a natural oxide of iron, but now usually made by calcining a mixture of lime and iron sulphate. 2. a dark shade of orange red …   Australian English dictionary

  • Venetian red — noun a shade of brown with a tinge of red • Syn: ↑reddish brown, ↑sepia, ↑burnt sienna, ↑mahogany • Hypernyms: ↑brown, ↑brownness • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Venetian red — 1. a red pigment, originally prepared from a natural oxide of iron, now usually made by calcining a mixture of lime and ferrous sulfate. 2. a dark shade of orangish red. [1745 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • venetian red — 1. noun A brownish red colour. 2. adjective Of a brownish red colour …   Wiktionary

  • Venetian red — Венецианский кармин (краска) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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