from The Century Dictionary.
- Of a purple color.
- noun A salt of purpuric acid.
- Of or pertaining to purpura; purpuric.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to purpura.
- noun (Chem.) A salt of purpuric acid.
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- noun chemistry A
saltof purpuric acid.
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- verb color purple
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Among them may be mentioned a red purpurate of lead, a purple-red and a rose-coloured purpurate of mercury, a purple-red purpurate of silver, a dark red-brown purpurate of strontia, a crystalline red purpurate of cobalt, a scarlet purpurate of platinum, a yellow purpurate of zinc, and a green purpurate of baryta.
If a solution of picric acid be boiled with a strong solution of potassium cyanide, a deep red liquid is produced, owing to the formation of potassium iso-purpurate, which crystallises in small reddish-brown plates with a beetle-green lustre.
On adding barium chloride to either of the above salts, a vermilion-red precipitate was formed, consisting of barium iso-purpurate.
This, by reaction with ammonium chloride, gives ammonium iso-purpurate
_Champi_, which draped the boy who bore it, I knew not why, in its own bright colour, purpurate and charming.