Definition of litharge. Meaning of litharge. Synonyms of litharge

Definition of litharge. Meaning of litharge. Synonyms of litharge

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Definition of litharge

litharge
Massicot Mas"si*cot, n. [F. massicot; E. masticot is a corruption.] (Chem.) Lead protoxide, PbO, obtained as a yellow amorphous powder, the fused and crystalline form of which is called litharge; lead ocher. It is used as a pigment.
Litharge
Litharge Lith"arge, n. [OE. litarge, F. litharge, L. lithargyrus, Gr. ? the scum or foam of silver; li`qos stone + ? silver. Litharge is found in silverbearing lead ore.] (Chem.) Lead monoxide; a yellowish red substance, obtained as an amorphous powder, or crystallized in fine scales, by heating lead moderately in a current of air or by calcining lead nitrate or carbonate. It is used in making flint glass, in glazing earthenware, in making red lead minium, etc. Called also massicot.

Meaning of litharge from wikipedia

- Litharge (from Gr**** lithargyros, lithos (stone) + argyros (silver) λιθάργυρος) is one of the natural mineral forms of lead(II) oxide, PbO. Litharge is...
- prevents the needed absorption of litharge, whereas calcareous materials do not react with lead. Some of the litharge evaporates, and the rest is absorbed...
- compound with the molecular formula PbO. PbO occurs in two polymorphs: litharge having a tetragonal crystal structure, and m****icot having an orthorhombic...
- orthorhombic and tetragonal. The tetragonal form is called litharge. PbO can be changed from m****icot to litharge (or vice versa) by controlled heating and cooling...
- (Pb) and oxygen (O). Common lead oxides include: Lead(II) oxide, PbO, litharge, m****icot Lead(II,IV) oxide, Pb3O4, minium, red lead Lead dioxide (lead(IV)...
- described. White, or simple, diacyhlon is compounded of common oil, litharge of gold (litharge mixed with red lead), and adhesives drawn from the root of the...
- was formerly composed of common oil, hogs-fat, and litharge of gold; or also of palm oil, litharge, and zinc sulfate. Now, it is made of white wax, emplastrum...
- published a book, in Latin, attributing the disease to noxious fumes from litharge (a lead compound), Libellus de lithargyrii fumo noxio morbifico, ejusque...
- IV) oxide is prepared by calcination of lead(II) oxide (PbO; also called litharge) in air at about 450-480 °C: 6 PbO + O2 → 2 Pb3O4The resulting material...
- would be calcined to form lead oxide by roasting it and s****ing off the litharge. In the medieval period lead metal could be obtained through recycling...
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