Definition of Pigments. Meaning of Pigments. Synonyms of Pigments

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Definition of Pigments

Pigment
Pigment Pig"ment, n. [L. pigmentum, fr. the root of pingere to paint: cf. F. pigment. See Paint, and cf. Pimento, Orpiment.] 1. Any material from which a dye, a paint, or the like, may be prepared; particularly, the refined and purified coloring matter ready for mixing with an appropriate vehicle. 2. (Physiol.) Any one of the colored substances found in animal and vegetable tissues and fluids, as bilirubin, urobilin, chlorophyll, etc. 3. Wine flavored with species and honey. --Sir W. Scott. Pigment cell (Physiol.), a small cell containing coloring matter, as the pigmented epithelial cells of the choroid and iris, or the pigmented connective tissue cells in the skin of fishes, reptiles, etc.

Meaning of Pigments from wikipedia

- and stability are desirable properties. Pigments that are not permanent are called fugitive. Fugitive pigments fade over time, or with exposure to light...
- Biological pigments, also known simply as pigments or biochromes, are substances produced by living organisms that have a color resulting from selective...
- Cadmium pigments are a cl**** of pigments that have cadmium as one of the chemical components. Most of the cadmium produced worldwide has been used in the...
- commercially or artistically important inorganic pigments of natural and synthetic origin. Aluminum pigments Ultramarine violet: (PV15) Silicate of sodium...
- Plants pigments (in order of increasing polarity): Carotene: an orange pigment Xanthophyll: a yellow pigment Phaeophytin a: a gray-brown pigment Phaeophytin...
- metallic salt. Unlike vermilion, ultramarine, and other pigments made from ground minerals, lake pigments are organic. Manufacturers and suppliers to artists...
- that are not absorbed by the pigment, but instead are reflected. Biological pigments include plant pigments and flower pigments. Animals can appear colored...
- oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. The four most common invertebrate respiratory pigments are hemoglobin, hemocyanin, hemerythrin and chlorocruorin. Hemoglobin is...
- Modern ochre pigments often are made using synthetic iron oxide. Pigments which use natural ochre pigments indicate it with the name PY-43 (Pigment yellow 43)...
- with beetroot extract or beetroot pigments. The color is caused by the excretion of betalain (betacyanin) pigments such as betanin. The coloring is highly...
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