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  • noun Plural form of alizarin.

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  • But emboldened by their successes, the chemists began to synthesize not just dyes and solvents, but an entire universe of new molecules: phenols, alcohols, bromides, alkaloids, alizarins, and amides, chemicals never encountered in nature.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • But emboldened by their successes, the chemists began to synthesize not just dyes and solvents, but an entire universe of new molecules: phenols, alcohols, bromides, alkaloids, alizarins, and amides, chemicals never encountered in nature.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Jim - In watercolor, do the replacement alizarins stain like the original pigment?

    Lightfastness and Alizarin Crimson

  • But emboldened by their successes, the chemists began to synthesize not just dyes and solvents, but an entire universe of new molecules: phenols, alcohols, bromides, alkaloids, alizarins, and amides, chemicals never encountered in nature.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • With alizarins for reds, the case is quite different; they contain no impurities to remove and no bodies which may gain brightness in consequence of chemical changes under the influence of the clearings and soapings.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 286, June 25, 1881

  • The first use of the alizarins for reds was for application of styles, that is colors containing at once the mordant and the coloring matter and fixed upon the cloth by the action of steam.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 286, June 25, 1881

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