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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Yellow \Yel"low\, n.
1. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any
other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum
which is between the orange and green. "A long motley coat
guarded with yellow." --Shak.
2. A yellow pigment.
Cadmium yellow, Chrome yellow, Indigo yellow, King's
yellow, etc. See under Cadmium, Chrome, etc.
Naples yellow, a yellow amorphous pigment, used in oil,
porcelain, and enamel painting, consisting of a basic lead
metantimonate, obtained by fusing together tartar emetic
lead nitrate, and common salt.
Patent yellow (Old Chem.), a yellow pigment consisting
essentially of a lead oxychloride; -- called also
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