Definitions

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  • n. A colouring produced by the deposition of some metallic compound; specifically, the prismatic tints produced by depositing a film of peroxide of lead on polished steel by electricity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A coloring produced by the deposition of some metallic compound; specifically, the prismatic tints produced by depositing a film of peroxide of lead on polished steel by electricity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A beautiful prismatic tinting imparted by electrolytic action to polished steel plates by depositing on them a thin film of oxid of lead.

Etymologies

See metallochromy. (Wiktionary)

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