ultramarine

[ UK /ˌʊltɹɐməɹˈiːn/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. of a brilliant pure blue to purplish blue color
NOUN
  1. a vivid blue to purple-blue color
  2. blue pigment made of powdered lapis lazuli
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How To Use ultramarine In A Sentence

  • Then he looked at the third, whereon he found written in ultramarine these two couplets, The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • Careless of his duties, a herdsman in a saffron tunic plays his pipe to a young laundress delectable in suntan and ultramarine blue.
  • The paintings of this third and continuing phase, elaborated in the artist's hallmark palette of ochre, ultramarine, sienna and viridian, carry a sharp whiff of pine from the Shivaliks, the Himalayan foothills.
  • M.reover, the "violent effervescence" which he describes as ensuing on the latter being dropped into an acid, does not of necessity take place: in M. Guimet's finest variety, the brilliant ultramarine, acid produces little or no effervescence. Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists
  • The remainder of the ribbon is Ultramarine Blue.
  • The colors used for this style of painting are zinc white, green oxide of chrome, cobalt green, chromate of lead, colcothar, ochers, and ultramarine. Scientific American Supplement, No. 483, April 4, 1885
  • After a short swim out, the water changes to a deep ultramarine.
  • The use of an expensive coloring source or coloring material was reasonable, for example, when substitutes were not good enough, when the area to be covered was small but central to the design, or when the quantity of coloring material produced was large in proportion to the amount of coloring source used. reference True ultramarine is a brilliant, beautiful, and reasonably durable pigment. The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe
  • A comparative study with different concentrations of two pigments (ultramarine blue and massicot) was carried out.
  • Colours for painting, not only those used by artists, such as ultramarine, [3] carmine, [4] and lake; [5] Antwerp blue, [6] chrome yellow, [7] and Indian ink; [8] but also the coarser colours used by the common house-painter are more or less adulterated. A Treatise on Adulterations of Food, and Culinary Poisons Exhibiting the Fraudulent Sophistications of Bread, Beer, Wine, Spiritous Liquors, Tea, Coffee, Cream, Confectionery, Vinegar, Mustard, Pepper, Cheese, Olive Oil, Pickles, and Other Articles Employ
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