Noun(1) dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.(2) any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color(3) a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid
Verb(1) acquire pigment; become colored or imbued(2) color or dye with a pigment
(1) She also added jewel powder to the pigment used in her paintings, expressing her passion for the precious stones.(2) the loss of pigment in the skin(3) Lycopene is a red pigment that occurs naturally in certain plant and algal tissues.(4) This carotenoid antioxidant - the natural pigment in tomatoes, guava and watermelon - is good for the heart.(5) Ceramic frit is composed of glass particles, paint pigment and a mixture medium to blend the two.(6) Eggs have been used as a binding medium for pigment paint since primitive times.(7) The satellites monitor the green pigment in plants, or chlorophyll, which leads to estimates of phytoplankton amounts.(8) Lycopene (the natural pigment that makes tomatoes red) triggers the death of prostate cancer cells without harming healthy cells.(9) Windmills were also used to saw timber, grind minerals and oil seeds, process spices and cocoa, grind pigments into paints and dyes, and press tobacco.(10) Essentially this work is nothing more than stylised, monochromatic copies of rock paintings executed in traditional pigments on handmade paper.(11) One group, the carotenoids, contains more than 500 different orange-yellow plant pigments .(12) He also noted that pigmented fungi were resistant, consistent with the notion that pigments serve as protective filters.(13) With light from small stone lamps, the artists painted using natural pigments made from ground earth.(14) The sunlight exposure needed by darkly pigmented infants is poorly understood.(15) In red wines there are usually sufficient adsorbed tannins and pigmented tannins to colour the crystals reddish brown and to ensure that they are small and irregular in shape.(16) The pigments color the paint, make it opaque, and aid in UV resistance.
(1) bile pigment :: gal pigment
1. coloring matter ::
2. coloring ::
3. colorant ::
4. color ::
5. tint ::
6. dye ::
7. dyestuff ::
Different Formspigment, pigmentation, pigmented, pigments
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