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ashesUltramarine Ul`tra*ma*rine", n. [Cf. Sp. ultramarino. So
called because the lapis lazuli was originally brought from
beyond the sea, -- from Asia.] (Chem.)
A blue pigment formerly obtained by powdering lapis lazuli,
but now produced in large quantities by fusing together
silica, alumina, soda, and sulphur, thus forming a glass,
colored blue by the sodium polysulphides made in the fusion.
Also used adjectively.
Green ultramarine, a green pigment obtained as a first
product in the manufacture of ultramarine, into which it
is changed by subsequent treatment.
Ultramarine ash or ashes (Paint.), a pigment which is the
residuum of lapis lazuli after the ultramarine has been
extracted. It was used by the old masters as a middle or
neutral tint for flesh, skies, and draperies, being of a
purer and tenderer gray that produced by the mixture of
more positive colors. --Fairholt. AshesAshes Ash"es, n. pl. [OE. asche, aske, AS. asce, [ae]sce, axe;
akin to OHG. asca, G. asche, D. asch, Icel. & Sw. aska, Dan.
aske, Goth. azgo.]
1. The earthy or mineral particles of combustible substances
remaining after combustion, as of wood or coal.
2. Specifically: The remains of the human body when burnt, or
when ``returned to dust' by natural decay.
Their martyred blood and ashes sow. --Milton.
The coffins were broken open. The ashes were
scattered to the winds. --Macaulay.
3. The color of ashes; deathlike paleness.
The lip of ashes, and the cheek of flame. --Byron.
In dust and ashes, In sackcloth and ashes, with humble
expression of grief or repentance; -- from the method of
mourning in Eastern lands.
Volcanic ashes, or Volcanic ash, the loose, earthy
matter, or small fragments of stone or lava, ejected by
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to: ash Ashes
(Munch), an 1894 painting
by Edvard Munch
(film), a 1965 Polish
film by director Andrzej Wajda Ashes
- The Ashes
is a Test cricket series
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is a British fantasy crime drama
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is a 2006 made-for-television slasher Horror
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in the Pumpkinhead franchise
- Eastertide. Ash Wednesday derives
its name from the placing
of repentance ashes
on the foreheads
of parti****nts to either
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is a British science
fiction/police procedural drama television
as a spin-off from the original
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- Into The Ashes
is a 2019 American action drama
film written, produced
Luke Grimes, Frank
, dust to dust", a phrase
from the Anglican
Book of Common Prayer burial service Ashes
is the first mixtape
by American rapper
Rick Ross, it was released
24, 2010. The mixtape features guest appearances
" is a song written
Bowie. It was the lead single
from the 1980 album Scary Monsters
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