Definition of Alizarine

1. Noun. An orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing.

Exact synonyms: Alizarin
Specialized synonyms: Alizarin Carmine, Alizarin Crimson, Alizarin Red
Generic synonyms: Pigment



Definition of Alizarine

1. Noun. alizarin ¹

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Definition of Alizarine

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alizarine

aliyas
aliyos
aliyot
aliyoth
alizapride
alizari
alizarin
alizarin carmine
alizarin crimson
alizarin cyanin
alizarin indicator
alizarin purpurin
alizarin red
alizarin red S
alizarin yellow
alizarine (current term)
alizarine red
alizarines
alizarins
alizaris
aljamiado
alk-
alk-1-enyl
alk-1-enylglycerophospholipid
alk.
alkadiene
alkadienes
alkadienyl
alkahestic

Literary usage of Alizarine

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1. Manual of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner (1904)
"It is obtained by exposing alizarine spread out in thin layers to the action of nitrous vapours in closed chambers, or by passing nitrous acid into a ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1864)
"Action of Bromine on alizarine. A boiling saturated solution of alizarine in alcohol is mixed with about six or eight parts of distilled water, ..."

3. Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science (1870)
"alizarine was discovered aud obtained from madder, as a crystalline sublimate, by Robiquet aud Colin, iii 1831, but little importance attached to this ..."

4. First principles of chemistry for the use of colleges and schools: For the by Benjamin Silliman (1861)
"Several other compounds have been described as obtained from madder, but alizarine appears to be the true coloring principle. Madder is used in giving to ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"alizarine reds and pinks are the most complicated of the mordant colours, ... This also applies to alizarine orange, but all the other colours are very ..."

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