Definition of Smalt. Meaning of Smalt. Synonyms of Smalt

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Definition of Smalt

Smalt
Smalt Smalt, n. [It. smalto, LL. smaltum; of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. smalz grease, butter, G. schmalz grease, OHG. smelzan to melt, G. schmelzen. See Smelt, v. t., and cf. Amel, Enamel.] A deep blue pigment or coloring material used in various arts. It is a vitreous substance made of cobalt, potash, and calcined quartz fused, and reduced to a powder.

Meaning of Smalt from wikipedia

- Cobalt gl****—known as "smalt" when ground as a pigment—is a deep blue coloured gl**** prepared by including a cobalt compound, typically cobalt oxide or...
- was powdered smalt (cobalt gl****) used in laundering and dyeing applications, and it then came to be used as a colour name from 1894. Smalt has a deep,...
- paint. Transparent gl****es are tinted with the silica-based cobalt pigment smalt. Cobalt blue in impure forms had long been used in Chinese porcelain. The...
- are placed. Next to the pilasters are bands of bright red smalt and to the right of the smalt are bands of black labradorite. This combination creates...
- News Online, 15 March 2016 "Stoltenberg skrev tale til Utøya da bomben smalt" [Stoltenberg was writing Utøya speech when the bomb exploded]. Dagsavisen...
- transparent blue valued in medieval m****cripts. Another common blue pigment was smalt, which was made by grinding blue cobalt gl**** into a fine powder. It made...
- a pigment. It has been used since the Middle Ages to make smalt, a blue-colored gl****. Smalt is produced by melting a mixture of roasted mineral smaltite...
- impure cobalt ****nate. During the Victorian Era, zaffre was used to prepare smalt and to stain gl**** blue. The first recorded use of zaffer as a color name...
- or mauve tint. A pale blue colour could also be obtained via the use of smalt, although Elizabeth I took against this colour and issued a royal prerogative:...
- scents. By 1866 many colours were available: gold (using mica), blue (using smalt or verditer), black (using lamp black), white (using lead white), yellow...