ultramarine blue


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ultramarine blue

[¦əl′trə·mə′rēn ′blü]
(inorganic chemistry)
A blue pigment; a powder with heat resistance, used for enamels on toys and machinery, white baking enamels, printing inks, and cosmetics, and in textile printing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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