madder lake

   A particular red pigment produced with the synthetic coal-tar dye, alizarin.

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  • madder lake — noun 1. : madder rose 2. a. : a purplish red pigment prepared formerly from madder and usually alum b. : a cherry red pigment prepared from alizarin and usually a compound of aluminum see dye table (under Pigment Red 83) * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • madder-lake — maddˈer lake noun A pigment mixed with either oil or water, made from madder root • • • Main Entry: ↑madder …   Useful english dictionary

  • madder lake — 1. a strong purple red color. 2. a pigment of this color formerly obtained from the madder root, characterized chiefly by lack of permanence. Cf. rose madder, alizarin. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lake — (l[=a]k), n. [F. laque, fr. Per. See {Lac}.] A pigment formed by combining some coloring matter, usually by precipitation, with a metallic oxide or earth, esp. with aluminium hydrate; as, madder lake; Florentine lake; yellow lake, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lake pigment — A Lake pigment is a pigment manufactured by precipitating a dye with an inert binder, usually a metallic salt. Manufacturers and suppliers to artists and industry frequently omit the lake designation in the name. Many lake pigments are fugitive… …   Wikipedia

  • Madder — Taxobox name = Madder image width = 250px image caption = Common Madder ( Rubia tinctorum ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Gentianales familia = Rubiaceae tribus = Rubieae genus = Rubia genus authority = L …   Wikipedia

  • madder rose — noun : a strong purplish red that is redder than average bright rose called also casino pink, madder lake, madder pink, pink madder, rose madder …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose madder — noun 1. : madder rose 2. : a pale rose pigment made now usually from alizarin and hydrated alumina compare madder lake 2b …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose madder — a pigment derived from anthraquinone and hydrated oxide of aluminum, characterized chiefly by its reddish color and permanence: used in painting. Cf. madder lake (def. 2). [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Rose Madder (novel) — Infobox Book | name = Rose Madder image caption = First edition cover author = Stephen King illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Fantasy novel publisher = Viking Press release date = June 1995… …   Wikipedia


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