Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Dibasic cupric acetate or common blue verdigris as used to spray plants as an insecticide. The name is also applied to normal cupric acetate.
“One entry might explain how to repeat Newton's experiments with prisms; others might describe materials and techniques needed to produce certain colors, such as ultramarine reference, verdet, or carmine. 16 Descriptions of such processes as painting or enameling might also include ingredient lists and production details.”
“Metallic colors — for example, ceruse, lead white, verdet — have no odor by themselves.”
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I have a list for words learned from Newsweek; here's where I keep all the stuff from other shit I read.
Except when I'm looking stuff up and find new words that way. Those go on their...
These chromonyms are defined as colors in at least one dictionary (mostly MW3). (Actually there's one fake, for reasons I'll explain someday.) They are all one-word nouns such as "kelly", which can...
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