dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


2 definitions found
 for Mineral green
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Green \Green\ (gr[=e]n), n.
     1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar
        spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with
        verdant herbage; as, the village green.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              O'er the smooth enameled green.       --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants;
        wreaths; -- usually in the plural.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              In that soft season when descending showers
              Call forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers.
                                                    --Pope.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets,
        etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     5. Any substance or pigment of a green color.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Alkali green (Chem.), an alkali salt of a sulphonic acid
        derivative of a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald
        green; -- called also Helvetia green.
  
     Berlin green. (Chem.) See under Berlin.
  
     Brilliant green (Chem.), a complex aniline dye, resembling
        emerald green in composition.
  
     Brunswick green, an oxychloride of copper.
  
     Chrome green. See under Chrome.
  
     Emerald green. (Chem.)
        (a) A complex basic derivative of aniline produced as a
            metallic, green crystalline substance, and used for
            dyeing silk, wool, and mordanted vegetable fiber a
            brilliant green; -- called also aldehyde green,
            acid green, malachite green, Victoria green,
            solid green, etc. It is usually found as a double
            chloride, with zinc chloride, or as an oxalate.
        (b) See Paris green (below).
  
     Gaignet's green (Chem.) a green pigment employed by the
        French artist, Adrian Gusgnet, and consisting essentially
        of a basic hydrate of chromium.
  
     Methyl green (Chem.), an artificial rosaniline dyestuff,
        obtained as a green substance having a brilliant yellow
        luster; -- called also light-green.
  
     Mineral green. See under Mineral.
  
     Mountain green. See Green earth, under Green, a.
  
     Paris green (Chem.), a poisonous green powder, consisting
        of a mixture of several double salts of the acetate and
        arsenite of copper. It has found very extensive use as a
        pigment for wall paper, artificial flowers, etc., but
        particularly as an exterminator of insects, as the potato
        bug; -- called also Schweinfurth green, imperial
        green, Vienna green, emerald qreen, and mitis
        green.
  
     Scheele's green (Chem.), a green pigment, consisting
        essentially of a hydrous arsenite of copper; -- called
        also Swedish green. It may enter into various pigments
        called parrot green, pickel green, Brunswick green,
        nereid green, or emerald green.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mineral \Min"er*al\, a.
     1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or
        of minerals; as, a mineral substance.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Mineral acids (Chem.), inorganic acids, as sulphuric,
        nitric, phosphoric, hydrochloric, acids, etc., as
        distinguished from the organic acids.
  
     Mineral blue, the name usually given to azurite, when
        reduced to an impalpable powder for coloring purposes.
  
     Mineral candle, a candle made of paraffin.
  
     Mineral caoutchouc, an elastic mineral pitch, a variety of
        bitumen, resembling caoutchouc in elasticity and softness.
        See Caoutchouc, and Elaterite.
  
     Mineral chameleon (Chem.) See Chameleon mineral, under
        Chameleon.
  
     Mineral charcoal. See under Charcoal.
  
     Mineral cotton. See Mineral wool (below).
  
     Mineral green, a green carbonate of copper; malachite.
  
     Mineral kingdom (Nat. Sci.), that one of the three grand
        divisions of nature which embraces all inorganic objects,
        as distinguished from plants or animals.
  
     Mineral oil. See Naphtha, and Petroleum.
  
     Mineral paint, a pigment made chiefly of some natural
        mineral substance, as red or yellow iron ocher.
  
     Mineral patch. See Bitumen, and Asphalt.
  
     Mineral right, the right of taking minerals from land.
  
     Mineral salt (Chem.), a salt of a mineral acid.
  
     Mineral tallow, a familiar name for hatchettite, from its
        fatty or spermaceti-like appearance.
  
     Mineral water. See under Water.
  
     Mineral wax. See Ozocerite.
  
     Mineral wool, a fibrous wool-like material, made by blowing
        a powerful jet of air or steam through melted slag. It is
        a poor conductor of heat.
        [1913 Webster]

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229